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Railroad Bridge

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Description: View across river towards a railroad train on a railroad bridge crossing the river. There are signs and graffiti painted on the rocks below.

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Rowboats on River

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Description: Three boats full of men and women row down a river. A steep shoreline is visible in the background.

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Description: Intersection of Main and First Streets, showing storefronts including, from left to right, August Frederickson Saloon/Poolroom, Palace Bakery/American Expr...

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Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking up towards a locomotive and five railroad cars on a railroad bridge crossing a river.

Date: 1911-05 

Description: Panoramic view from street of Martin Lein/Lien's funeral procession, showing Main and Water Streets before the flood of 1911. The procession includes sever...

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Description: A girl pushes a rowboat named "Lily" away from the shore that has two women and two men seated inside.

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Description: Elevated view of busy intersection of town, looking northeast across Main Street on First Street. Persons walking, and horses and carriages. Storefronts in...

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Pontoon Bridge

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Description: Pontoon bridge across the river on Fillmore Street built after the 1911 flood.

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Description: Mrs. Charles Van Schaick, posed on horseback, rides past the livery stable. It was unusual for women at this time to ride horseback.

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Description: Men parading down street with axes over their shoulders. Probably the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance body in the 1890s which was strong i...

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Description: Two men posed standing atop a load of logs on a bobsled pulled by a team of two horses. Another four men posed arestanding and holding logging tools near t...

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Description: Elevated view looking across river of a railroad train on a railroad bridge crossing a river. On the rocks in the foreground below is a man fishing with a...

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Description: Ho-Chunk women and children sitting underneath white tents next to parked wagons.

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Men on Hay Wagon

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Description: Two men stand atop a wagon of hay that is pulled by a horse. One man holds a pitchfork while the other holds the reins.

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Muddy Country Road

Date:  date unknown

Description: Muddy country road that is lined with telephone or power poles.

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Description: Group of men, women, children and a dog posed standing in front of G.M. Breakey Drugs and Groceries. One man, perhaps the grocer, is standing in front of t...

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Description: Glass negative with two images. Left, a girl posed standing by a baby carriage with a baby girl, slightly out of focus. Right, same components as the left...

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Description: Group sitting and standing on a stagecoach from W.T. "Bill" Price's Stage Line, operated between Sparta and Eau Claire in the latter 1850s and 1860s, possi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South First Street and the intersection with Main Street. Men on corner looking at man on telephone pole. The man hanging from the pole is probably Ernest...

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Automobile and Plow

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View down dirt road towards a man, seen from behind, sitting on a plow pulled by a team of two horses, near an automobile facing the camera. Next to the au...

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