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Photograph

Scene at Thorp

Date: 1927 

Description: A street scene with the train depot on the left. An automobile parked on the street side. A seed store on the next block with someone entering it. There is...

Photograph

Judging Horses

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across unpaved road towards a Native American man wearing a plaid overcoat with two work horses. A crowd of men are watching from the elevated wooden...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Sheriff Edward (Ace) Fischer, prisoner Robert Winslow, and Officer Ray Case, seated in an automobile with a man and woman looking in the window.

Date: 1908-03-02 

Description: Colorized postcard of a river and tree-lined shore. Rocks are visible in the river and a bridge can be seen in the background.

Date: 1942 

Description: Children collecting scrap deposit it on a trailer outside the front door of North Bright School. A sign on the school announces: "MacArthur Week Scrap Coll...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: A view of downtown Thorp. Lampposts lining the street on both sides. Cars parked at the curbs on both sides. A couple cars driving away down the street. On...

Map or Atlas

Map of Owen

Date: 1905 

Description: This blueprint map shows land parcels and roads. The map includes manuscript annotations in what appears to be red pencil.

Date: 1882 

Description: Group of men posing in front of the Wisconsin Central Railroad train at depot.

Date: 1907 

Description: Wisconsin Central locomotive No #50 and pile driver No #2 working near Owen. Men stand on and around the tracks.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hewitt Street Bridge and Roller Mill on Oneill Creek.

Date: 1901 

Description: Wisconsin Central locomotive no. 257 (left) and Abbotsford and Northeastern Railroad locomotive No.1. The engineer is Lew Choate and the fireman is Ole "Ji...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fairchild and Northeastern Railroad depot, with first train into Willard on the Fairchild and Northeastern Line.

Photograph

Locomotive

Date: 1910 

Description: Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie railroad locomotive #2024, originally the Wisconsin Central Railroad #89, built by the Schenectady Locomotive Wo...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Depot owned by the Fairchild and Northeastern Railroad, which was owned by the N.C. Foster Lumber Company.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: The farm of the Pomputis family near Longwood, where Sennett and Winslow hid out and were captured.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a car coming down a road. There is a fence on the left near trees, and there are telephone poles in the background.

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Neighbors of the Pomputis family and newspaper reporters wait on a highway near the farm where the confessed murderers were hiding.

Postcard

Tornado Damage

Date: 1924 

Description: Damage caused by a tornado to a barn near Reseburg. The caption notes that the farm was rented and that "moonshine" was being made there. Some locals at t...

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Description: Letterhead of Blue Moon Foods, Inc., of Thorp, Wisconsin, with a border of waves, a blue sailboat, and a blue moon, and a wheel of Gold-N-Rich cheese, and...

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