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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the De Soto depot. A locomotive, blowing steam, is approaching the platform, where a small group of people waits to board. A boxcar on the...

Photograph

Looking South

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down bluff of a residential neighborhood. On the right is the Mississippi River. Railroad tracks run along the shoreline towards more bluffs.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved residential road. The Methodist Episcopal Church is on the right.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of young men stand in the far background on a dirt road. Homes are on either side of the street.

Photograph

Bridge Across River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down hill of a bridge across a river. There are railroad tracks going along the shoreline under the bridge.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive at the De Soto depot on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. The Mississippi River is on the left.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and children standing in the middle of the unpaved street. On the left are storefronts, and in the far distance is a church and tree-lined rid...

Date: 1925 

Description: View down double set of railroad tracks with the De Soto depot on the left and the Mississippi River on the right. A car is parked at the depot, and bluffs...

Date: 1961-08-20 ca.

Description: Three large rows of stacked logs are piled outside a small factory building.

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of horses, wagons and buggies parked in front of buildings. Three men stand near a hotel on the right. A church building is in the backgroun...

Photograph

Zephyr Locomotive

Date:  date unknown

Description: The diesel-powered Zephyr passenger train of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on the tracks at the depot. The Zephyr was introduced at the Chicago...

Photograph

Scenic View

Date: 1914 

Description: View down path along rough road towards a building labeled "No. 4". The De Soto Depot, railroad tracks, a boxcar, and the Mississippi River are below on th...

Date: 1965-07-05 

Description: An old Ford Roadster and a new Ford Thunderbird parked at a service station.

Date: 1915-06-12 

Description: Group of men and boys standing around the exposed foundation of a house in the foreground. There is part of an overturned roof on the left. Broken wood is...

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...

Date: 1931-5-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

High Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across double set of railroad tracks and field towards steep bluff with exposed rock.

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

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