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Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.
Description: A view of a railroad bridge, constructed of heavy steel that sits on massive stone supports. Wooded hills stand in the background.
Date: 1961-04-19 ca.
Description: View across a railroad bridge of a group of seven oil storage tanks in a wooded area.
Description: View from road of a winter street scene. A man is driving a horse and wagon in the road. Two men and two children stand on the sidewalk. A person can be se...
Description: Two cranes and a car at the bridge construction site. Several workers work on carving out the road at the edge of the river.
Description: View from along railroad tracks of a train arriving at the depot. There is a child in the doorway of the depot, and a woman in the background is carrying a...
Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...
Description: View down unpaved street. A group of men, women, and children pose on the porch of a post office. Near them a man and boy pose on a pickup truck which is p...
Description: 1. Stone Astor Fur Co. building built in 1808. 2. Voth Cottage, built in 1930. 3. Brisbois mansion, built 1808, by Michael Brisbois. 4. Site of Hudson...
Description: Street scene with a Shell gasoline station, the Kitty Korner Kafe, and a phone booth in early morning fog.
Description: View from shoreline of bridge during construction over the icy river.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Eastman power plant. Two children pose on a metal cylinder outside the plant. The text on the photograph reads, "The Best electric light pl...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Kickapoo & Northern Railway locomotive and cars seen here after being derailed due to flooding on the Kickapoo River.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.
Description: View from hill down towards homes and businesses surrounded by more hills. A bridge over the Kickapoo River is in the center. Railroad cars are parked on t...
Description: A view down railroad tracks near the Bridgeport depot. A woman with her hands behind her back poses on one track. Three boys wearing overalls pose on the m...
Description: View from top of new bridge of construction grounds at the bridge site. There are cars carrying building materials on the railroad tracks by the Bridgeport...
Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left a group of men are gathered on the sidewalk near a drinking fountain which is in front of a brick building wit...
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