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Date: 1909 

Description: This map covers Iron and Price Counties and portions of Sawyer and Oneida Counties. The map shows vacant and sold Wis. Central Ry. land, settlers houses, s...

Date: 1906-07-15 

Description: Elevated view from the south of a crowd gathered to witness and celebrate the laying of the cornerstone of the new St. Mary of the Seven Dolors Catholic Ch...


Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of a man wearing boots, a sweater and hat holding a large fish and standing next to a building and a sign that says "Voss Birchwood Lodge,...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from water of vacation cabins and boats along lake shoreline of Turtle Flowage. The roof of the building on the right says: "Al's Place / Lunches — Ca...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman wearing a dress standing in a barnyard next to a cow drinking out of a pail. Other cows and a barn are in the background.


Little Bohemia

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Little Bohemia restaurant and lodge with multiple vehicles parked out front.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of a two-story gabled roof lodge, Voss' Birchwood Lodge on Spider Lake. It has a stone chimney and a brick chimney, as well as a front porch and is su...

Date: 1905 

Description: View of the Iron County Court House and surrounding landscape.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Automobiles and trucks parked along Main Street in Mercer. Storefront signs on the left side read: Sweet Shop, Drug, The Store, Coffee Shop, and Rugee's Me...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View across yard of three people standing on the porch of the two-story Northern Lakes Hotel on Rest Lake. There is a stone chimney and brickwork around th...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the forest and the two-story Forest Ranger Station with two automobiles parked out front.

Date: 1961-09-18 

Description: Main street of the town, shown during reconstruction for use as a motion picture set.

Date: 1936-07 

Description: Elevated view of the Mercer Ranger Station from a watchtower.

Date: 1898 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows vacant Wisconsin Central Rail Road lands, settlers houses, land sold by Wisconsin Central R.R., schools, churches, s...


Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View looking at the automobiles parked in front of the stores along Main Street. Storefront signs on the left say: Mercer Auto Company, Mercer Garage, Good...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View towards vehicles in the street, including hearses, and horses from the Burton House Livery parked along the curb in front of storefronts. Men stand ho...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Woman and eight cows in a barnyard, with barns and farm outbuildings in the background in Iron County.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across field of a large one-story wooden building with a large stone chimney on the right side. This is the Recreation building at Whispering Pines Gi...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View from street of man seated on a horse-drawn wagon on Silver Street, which is parked in front of (from left to right) Joseph Rainieri Meat Market, Egan...

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