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Description: Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie railroad locomotive #2024, originally the Wisconsin Central Railroad #89, built by the Schenectady Locomotive Wo...
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...
Description: Exterior of the Catholic church and parsonage.
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....
Description: Group of men posing in front of the Wisconsin Central Railroad train at depot.
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...
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...
Description: Buford Sennett, confessed murderer, soon after his capture at the Pomputis farm, sitting between a police officer and the driver of the car.
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...
Description: Neighbors of the Pomputis family and newspaper reporters wait on a highway near the farm where the confessed murderers were hiding.
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...
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.
Description: The farm of the Pomputis family near Longwood, where Sennett and Winslow hid out and were captured.
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.
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: 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...
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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