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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...

Photograph

Owen Railroad Depot

Date: 1919 

Description: The office of the Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad. Left to right: Bert Spaulding, an Owen business man; mail clerk Frank Dick; L.H. Lu...

Date: 1913-04-04 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Soo Line train crossing a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The three x's indicate places where the bridge had been damaged by...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the Fairchild & Northeastern steam locomotive pulling a load of logs over the Black River bridge near Greenwood. A man is standing o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Catholic church and parsonage.

Map or Atlas

Owen : [Wisconsin]

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This set of manuscript blueprint maps show block and lot numbers, railroads, and some landownership, including lands and buildings of J.S. Owen Lumber Co....

Date: 1882 

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

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

Train Wreck

Date: 1912-05-24 

Description: Wreck of a Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault St. Marie Railroad train on a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The damage is so severe that the cars have...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Buford Sennett, confessed murderer, soon after his capture at the Pomputis farm, sitting between a police officer and the driver of the car.

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...

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.

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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...

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

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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.

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...

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.

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