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Date: 1902 after

Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...

Date: 1800 after

Description: Map shows plat of the town Alma and the Mississippi River. Streets running horizontally begin at the top with "SIXTH STREET" and end with "MAIN STREET". St...

Date: 1895 ca.

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...

Date: 1902 after

Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.

Date: 1899-04-06 

Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.

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: 1908 

Description: Scene of the town of Alma from the Mississippi River. Alma and the bluffs along the Mississippi are visible in the far background. A paddle steamer can be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.

Photograph

Parade in Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

Photograph

Main Street in Alma

Date: 1908 

Description: Main Street in Alma.

Date: 1910 

Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.

Photograph

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul District) boatyards.

Photograph

Gesell Children

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.

Photograph

Train Entering Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.

Photograph

Winding Farm Road

Date: 1963-05-12 

Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.

Date: 1913-08-03 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Mississippi River and bluffs near Alma. A docked paddle boat can be seen by the shoreline.

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