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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...
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.
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: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.
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: 1895 ca.
Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.
Description: Main Street in Alma.
Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...
Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.
Description: View down flooded railroad tracks of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad by the Mississippi River. There are houses on the left, and in the backgroun...
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