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Description: Group portrait of the Spooner High School basketball team, the Railroaders.
Description: Letterhead of the Washburn County Treasurer's office, with a three-quarter view of the county building and people walking on the grounds. Text is in decora...
Description: Full crate of Wisconsin cranberries.
Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: As part of a Wisconsin unemployment project, workmen dig a sewer trench by hand for the city of Spooner.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of a street scene, with the Spooner State Bank in the foreground and the William Busch Meat Market and a confectionary further down the street.
Description: Newly cleared cranberry marshes. In the center a man stands near a man-made irrigation ditch. To the left and right of the ditch are large piles of roots a...
Description: Man working at cranberry cleaning machine. On both sides of the machine are stacks of crates used for storing cranberries. Under the machine is the plant d...
Description: View of a cranberry marsh and warehouse in Washburn County. In the foreground of the photo is a warehouse for the storage of harvested cranberries.
Description: At a small sawmill near Shell Lake, farmers shovel sawdust which will be mixed with a whey product and applied to fields for grasshopper eradication during...
Description: A man driving a tractor is parked in front of a barn. The trailer on the back of the tractor is used for hauling crates of cranberries in from the fields d...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.
Description: View of Spooner Lake from Jones Cottages.
Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.
Description: This 1916 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, post offices, s...
Description: This 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, settlers, railroads, a...
Description: Ice skaters posing in a row on a frozen lake (possibly Big Chetac Lake). On the far right is Thomas Oliver Mattis and next to him is (probably) George Matt...
Date: 1900 after
Description: This map of Minong shows township 42 north platted and area R12 west. The streets are labeled.
Description: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine.
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