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Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Elroy.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Interior of Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, looking down the aisle of pews towards three altars. The left altar depicts Mary, the right altar depict...

Date: 1965 

Description: Shows city limits, plat of town, local streets, railroads, and Baraboo River. "Revised by Mid-State Associates, Baraboo, Wisconsin, April 6, 1965" Upper ri...

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Elroy Roundhouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the roundhouse for the Chicago North Western Railway, one of two Elroy roundhouses during the railroad boom. This roundhouse has 20 stalls...

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Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford in Native American dress as a child. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native A...

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Depot and Train

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Several men pose while standing alongside a train at the Elroy depot.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man with a tractor attempts to pull a truck out of deep mud. Two men stand on the bed of the truck, and another man sits on the front of the tractor. The...

Date: 1936-09 

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railroad train crossing the Elroy-New Lisbon Road (Highway 80).

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Description: Men with a tractor attempt to pull out a car stuck in the mud on an early road.

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Downtown Elroy

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of downtown Elroy, with a church steeple and buildings.

Date: 1922 

Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford as a child with his mother, Maude Decorah. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Na...

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Description: Interior view of the Elroy Public Library. The library opened in 1908 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with $10,000. On the lower right the cardboard back...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Chicago North Western Railroad Roundhouse in Elroy. There are several train cars sitting on multiple sets of railroad tracks on the left. There...

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Main Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. The wide street has cars and trucks parked along the curbs on both sides. The Elroy Post Office is on the corner on the right. Furth...

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Elroy Alley

Date: 1973-08-03 

Description: View of an Elroy alley from Cedar Street. The deteriorating garage in the foreground is of an unusual design.

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Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Panoramic view looking down Main Street, with horses and carriages parked outside the storefronts on the street.

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Dam in Elroy

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Dam near Elroy.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of high school buildings with trees.

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Circus World Train

Date: 1972-07-05 

Description: View of local residents standing in the grass watching the Circus World Museum Train pass through Elroy and Union Center. The train, which did not normally...

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