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Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

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: 1947-11-17 

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

Date: 1913 ca.

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

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....

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...

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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...

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: 1942 

Description: Eight North Bright School pupils and teacher filling International truck and trailer with scrap metal collected for salvage drive during Governor Julius P....

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: 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...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Men pose on top of and in front of the Spaulding, Van Hoosier & Company Sawmill.

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:  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 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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