1 2 3 4
.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.

Photograph

Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.

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...

Photograph

Log-Rolling Contest

Date:  

Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin is in the background on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed wire...

Postcard

Fountain City

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."

Photograph

Eagle Bluff

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1908 

Description: Scene of the town of Alma from the Mississippi River. Alma and the bluffs along the Mississippi are visible in the far background. A paddle steamer can be...

Photograph

Modena Roller Mills

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Mill near Modena, formerly called the Modena Roller Mills. The first mill was built in 1865 (now torn down).

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River with a man in a rowboat in the foreground.

Photograph

Dam Across River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dam in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Note on back of print: "Possibly the mill dam at Waumandeee, Wisconsin flour mill."

1 2 3 4

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.