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A Collection of Photographs

Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

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Description: The Middle Street bridge over the Pike River.

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General View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the railroad yards. There are numerous sheds and buildings, and piles of fuelwood and lumber. Freight cars are lined up on the tracks in f...

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Morgan Club House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Morgan Club House on the river.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Tenth and Fifty-seventh Streets, with early houses, car and barn.

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Description: Exterior view from tree-lined cobblestone street of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,00...

Date: 1921 

Description: Gasoline rail car manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company, situated on railroad tracks.

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Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along tracks towards the depot with a tall train order signal near the doorway. A chalkboard schedule is posted near a window. Luggage and a pile of s...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

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Lake Shore Road

Date: 1913 

Description: Lake Shore Road in Somers.

Date: 1921 

Description: A side view of vehicle manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company, used to carry employees to and from work in mines. This vehicle was apparently...

Date: 1946 

Description: International truck utilized by K*A*T Corporation for multi-automobile hauling. The truck is parked on a road with a river in the background.

Date: 2008 

Description: Constructed by Gregario Gallo in 1923 and 1924, the building at 2122 Sixtieth Street, incorporated concrete pilasters and an entablature with a plain friez...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the wagon shop of John B. Pirsch of Kenosha whose father, Nicholas Pirsch, had begun building buggies and wagons in 1857. Several men pose...

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S.W. Truesdell Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of photographer S.W. Truesdell with horse and sleigh.

Date: 1946 

Description: A man sits behind the steering wheel of an International truck utilized by K*A*T Corporation for multi-automobile hauling.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...

Date: 1959 

Description: This map shows public access sites, public beaches and parks, other public shorelines, boat liveries, public hunting and fishing grounds, railroads, roads,...

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