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Photograph

The Threshing Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin threshing crew, with steam operated tractor, in Buffalo county.

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map over the Mississippi River of Fountain City. Paddle steamers and steamboats are on the river, and bluffs are in the background.

Photograph

Train Entering Alma

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Massasoit Stable

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.

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...

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: 1914-10-02 

Description: View across street of shops and other buildings along Main Street. A buggy can be seen driving down the road. There is a bluff in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1902 after

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.

Date: 1856 before

Description: This map shows the city as planned by the General Colonization Society, including streets,land parcels, two subdivisions of out-lots with graveyard, school...

Photograph

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1857 

Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Fountain City looking south, with high bluff on left side of image, Mississippi River on the right extending toward the background. Foun...

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...

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