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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Shell Lake.
Description: Newly cleared cranberry marshes. In the center a man stands near a man-made irrigation ditch. To the left and right of the ditch are large piles of roots a...
Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.
Description: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine.
Description: Community Fair of the Bashaw Valley Farmers Club. E.L. Lutcher, head of the farmers institutes program of the agricultural extension, described the area a...
Description: Man working at cranberry cleaning machine. On both sides of the machine are stacks of crates used for storing cranberries. Under the machine is the plant d...
Description: Exterior view of the Garver Feed and Supply Company building, which formerly housed the U.S. Sugar Company. Snow is on the ground.
Description: View of a main street in Shell Lake with a hardware store and post office visible on the left and people standing along the sidewalks.
Description: Construction of a new drainage and water supply line for a cranberry marsh. Two men stand on the right near the water.
Date: 1900 after
Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows the city of Spooner. The map shows numbered plats, labeled streets, and the Yellow River.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View of Shell Lake looking northwest.
Description: A man driving a tractor is parked in front of a barn. The trailer on the back of the tractor is used for hauling crates of cranberries in from the fields d...
Description: Three men, in waders, harvesting cranberries by hand with cranberry rakes. In the background other harvesting teams are visible, as well as crates of harve...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of frame church in a pastoral landscape.
Description: Exterior view of a high school with multiple figures seated and standing on the lawn in front of it.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View of Shell Lake looking towards the sawmills.
Description: Letterhead of the Washburn County Treasurer's office, with a three-quarter view of the county building and people walking on the grounds. Text is in decora...
Description: Two workmen stack crates of cranberries in an open air drying shed. The original caption which was supplied by the Agriculture Department noted that Wiscon...
Description: Men inside an open doorway of a farm building stand on a platform loading cranberries into a cleaning machine shortly after harvest.
Description: This 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, settlers, railroads, a...
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