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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1908 

Description: Elevated view of street, with horse-drawn vehicles parked in front of storefronts. A covered bridge is in the background.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View towards railroad depot with trains on railroad tracks on the left and right. In the foreground is a pile of gravel. There is a group of people on and...

Photograph

Lutheran Church

Date: 1930 

Description: View across road or path of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, which is a wood frame building with a double door entrance with transom windows above,...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lots and streets and includes pencil manuscript notations on the front and certification statements on the reverse. The top left margin rea...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: This map is ink, color, and pencil on paper and shows streets, farm lots, and a church. Hand written notes appear at the bottom of the map and are very li...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A covered bridge across the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...

Date: 1931-5-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Commercial Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Whittler puts huge trains across river

Date: 1936-6-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 ca.

Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...

Postcard

Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.

Photograph

Highway 61

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from hillside of car driving down a winding road. Their are cornfields on both sides of the road.

Date: 1912 

Description: View down unpaved Main Street. People pose on the raised sidewalk near a shop selling "Fresh Meats" and "Groceries" on the left. Another group of people po...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along the path leading to the east entrance at Villa Louis. The herringbone pattered brick path is lined with trees and coleus plants.

Photograph

Bay State House

Date: 1895 

Description: View down road with three houses and a barbershop lining the street. A lamp post is on the left of the image.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad pontoon bridge between Marquette, Iowa, and Prairie du Chien.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the two-story public schoolhouse with a bell cupola and flag pole. There is a wooden sidewalk in front of the school building. Branches and lea...

Date: 1870 

Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...

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