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Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Fountain City looking south, with high bluff on left side of image, Mississippi River on the right extending toward the background. Foun...
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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.
Date: 1902 after
Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...
Description: View down flooded railroad tracks of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad by the Mississippi River. There are houses on the left, and in the backgroun...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."
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: date unknown
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of Alma.
Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...
Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.
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.
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...
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: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.
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