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Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake.

Photograph

Ice Skaters

Date:  

Description: Ice skaters posing in a row on a frozen lake (possibly Big Chetac Lake). On the far right is Thomas Oliver Mattis and next to him is (probably) George Matt...

Photograph

Trolley Inn

Date: 1941 

Description: The Trolley Inn, diner, overnight cabins, and gas pumps, located on state highways 53 & 63, one mile south of Spooner. The juxtaposition of the former tro...

Photograph

Shell Lake

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake looking towards the sawmills.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, roads, lakes, wetlands, and streams in the western Sawyer County town...

Date: 1941 

Description: This 1941 map covers Washburn County, Wisconsin, as well as western Sawyer, eastern Burnett, and northeastern Polk counties. It shows the locations of tour...

Date: 1956-02-14 

Description: Group portrait of the Spooner High School basketball team, the Railroaders.

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

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.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Indian Head Sandwich Shop, filling station, and rest rooms.

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Shell Lake Roller Milling Company with a man seated on a horse-drawn wagon outside its entrance.

Date:  

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...

Date: 2012-03-05 

Description: Exterior view of the Garver Feed and Supply Company building, which formerly housed the U.S. Sugar Company. Snow is on the ground.

Date: 1991 

Description: This map shows public access, fish crib locations, resorts, and other local businesses as well as advertisements for local attractions and a resort index....

Postcard

Omaha Depot

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Construction of a new drainage and water supply line for a cranberry marsh. Two men stand on the right near the water.

Date: 1916 

Description: This 1916 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, post offices, s...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine.

Date: 1934-09 

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: 1909-03-23 

Description: Five International Harvester Auto Buggies with men sitting inside are on a dirt road in front of the Spooner Lumber Company.

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