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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.
Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of Alma.
Date: date unknown
Description: Three people playing croquet on the banks of the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. A woman sits in a rowboat with a dog nearby in the background.
Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. This photograph was taken during the dedication ceremonies and includes a young girl standing next to the Amer...
Description: View across street of shops and other buildings along Main Street. A buggy can be seen driving down the road. There is a bluff in the background.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Description: View of a railroad station.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A Swiss "Schutenfest" club, affiliated with the Central Shooting Society of Wisconsin, started about 1877 and lasted until about 1920. Group of men posing...
Description: LeAnn Wenger, the Buffalo County Honey Queen. Wenger's hometown is Fountain City, Wisconsin. She is standing in front of a honey display, wearing a Buffalo...
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Description: Photographic postcard of the cemetery, with scattered tombstones among the trees.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views.".
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Description: Photographic postcard from the Mississippi of the city of Alma. The city of Alma is along Wisconsin State Highway 35, also known as the Great River Road. T...
Description: Colorized postcard of the Mississippi River and bluffs near Alma. A docked paddle boat can be seen by the shoreline.
Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
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