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Winneschiek Bluff

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View near railroad tracks of a two-story industrial building and houses at the base of a bluff.

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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.

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Beardsley Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Beardsley's house from the street. A young man in overalls stands on the wooden sidewalk. There is a hammock on the porch. A large building...

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Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

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

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Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of shoreline of boats tied along the banks the Mississippi River. A fish net drying rack is near the boats and a wooden walkway. The far shoreline is...

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Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Catholic church building obscured by trees.

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Riverside Town

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: River with distant hills behind a town. An island stands in the foreground.

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view from bluff. Far below is Main Street and the Mississippi River. The Bay State House facade can be seen among the buildings lining Main Stre...

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Lovers' Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a wooden pedestrian walkway. The Mississippi River and railroad tracks are along the shoreline on the left. Storefronts and other buildings are a...

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...

Property Record

CHENEY ST

Community: De Soto

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3860

Photograph

View on Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Main Street scene. The shops include a harness shop, bank, drug store, and the Bay State House. A woman stands in the open doorway of the drug store, and y...

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Bay State House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Bay State House hotel. The building features three stories, a porch, a balcony, and a gable roof.

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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: 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...

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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...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Church with bell tower and stained glass windows. To the right of the church is a smaller building, and behind the chur...

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De Soto Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a road, wooden boardwalk and railroad tracks leading towards a group of buildings near bluffs in the distance. On the right is a marshy ar...

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