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Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

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Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows color-coded townships, sections, lakes and streams, villages, railroads, roads, tourist camps, and La Pointe and Lac...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view overlooking Mercer. Roads, trees and buildings are visible.

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows vacant Wisconsin Central Rail Road lands, settlers houses, land sold by Wisconsin Central R.R., schools, churches, s...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: View up Silver Street in Hurley.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View across water of The Flowage showing the Mercer Fish Hatchery building on the left. Two people are in a boat on the far left, a bridge is in the center...

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Main Street

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street showing automobiles, light poles, and storefronts. Signs are visible for the "Drugstore" and "The Store."

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Several men construct a movie set in a small, downtown area.

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows lakes, lodges and resorts, roads, and railroads in Sherman township and a portion of Mercer township. Points of interest are marked with a s...

Date: 1941 

Description: This is map three of a set of three, and shows trails, roads and fire lanes, utilities, resorts, submerged lakes, vegetation, flowage right lands, and timb...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of northern Iron County, Wisconsin, shows town sections and railroads in the towns of Saxon, Kimball, and Gurney. It also includes the area of the La P...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the forest and the two-story Forest Ranger Station with two automobiles parked out front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A map that shows the Wisconsin Central Railway land grant lands for sale by the Soo Line, the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway. Town sections, lak...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View down lake shoreline on Lake Manitowish at Little Bohemia. There are stairs coming down to the lake, and a bench, as well as docks, a flag pole and a d...

Photograph

Tower Tea Room

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View down road of an automobile parked outside the two-story Tower Tea Room, Rest Lake. The one-story building on the right has a sign that says "Crank Cas...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Automobiles and trucks parked along Main Street in Mercer. Storefront signs on the left side read: Sweet Shop, Drug, The Store, Coffee Shop, and Rugee's Me...

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Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View looking at the automobiles parked in front of the stores along Main Street. Storefront signs on the left say: Mercer Auto Company, Mercer Garage, Good...

Date: 1942-08-02 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Silver Street in Hurley at 4:30 a.m., Sunday morning, showing busy street and all establishment's lights blazing. After the sweeping raid...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of the lake shore and U-shaped dock at Whispering Pines.

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: View of a downtown area reconstructed for a movie location set. Several contemporary automobiles are seen in the background. Men are working on on two diff...

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