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Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Description: Main Street looking north. "Hotel and Saloon" on the right side, along with other buildings down the right and left side. Main Street is a dirt road. Th...
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
Date: date unknown
Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.
Description: Exterior view of the building used by Eagle Brewing.
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Woman churning butter.
Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
Description: Bison and cattle grazing on a farm.
Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Bertha Gesell washing doll clothes in a wooden tub. Clothes are on a clothesline behind her. Her doll sit...
Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
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