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Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...
Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
Date: date unknown
Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.
Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.
Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.
Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Cabin interior.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.
Description: Men, wagons and horses in front of J.F. Meisser's Livery stable.
Description: Main Street looking north. "Hotel and Saloon" on the right side, along with other buildings down the right and left side. Main Street is a dirt road. Th...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...
Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.
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