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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: 1937-10-18 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the H.P. Ghent woodworking shop. A horse stands in the grass near a shoreline on the right, and a wagon parked near the shop bear...

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.

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: 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.

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: 1905 ca.

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

Photograph

Cranberry Reservoir

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Reservoir used to store water for raising cranberries. A large group of people are walking around the perimeter towards automobiles parked in the distance....

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...

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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: 1913 ca.

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

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...

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: 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: 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: 1882 

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

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.

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...

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Description: Letterhead of Al. Strebe, dealer of Overland and Willys-Knight automobiles in Abbotsford, Wisconsin, with side views of women driving and riding in two aut...

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