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Date: date unknown
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.
Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
Description: Dam in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Note on back of print: "Possibly the mill dam at Waumandeee, Wisconsin flour mill."
Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.
Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...
Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...
Description: Wisconsin threshing crew, with steam operated tractor, in Buffalo county.
Description: Men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background.
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of an auditorium.
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