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Description: Pallets of lumber in the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company Lumber Yard. Smoke comes from smokestacks in the background. Cows are in the field in the foregroun...
Description: View across Chippewa River of the Big Lumber Mill on the opposite bank.
Description: A lumber mill complex on the banks of the Chippewa River. Patches of ice are on the river. Numerous logs lie on the shore opposite the mill and on the ice.
Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The river steamer "Chippewa" drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. Several dozen people are standing along the outside of the three decks.
Description: Round Lake with birch trees on shore in foreground and a rowboat pulled up to shoreline.
Description: Five men holding hunting rifles sitting or standing to the left of a log cabin (only a corner of which is in the image) in front of the hanging carcasses o...
Description: Irises bordering a farm's driveway near several farm buildings and house. A large dog stands on the farmhouse step in the background.
Description: View from hill looking down on a group of log cabins inhabited by "dam tenders" on the shore of the icebound Chippewa River. A logging dam in is in the rig...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: At Hein's logging camp, a crane mounted on a railroad train lifts logs onto a flatbed railway car. Other logs are stacked on the snowy ground. A number of...
Description: Exterior of the Hotel Northern. The hotel has a Western Union and drugstore on the street level. An American flag flies from the top of the building.
Date: date unknown
Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs along the shops. The shops include: a grocery, a bakery/ice cream shop, a cafe, Prentice brothers hardwar...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Cut sample pine log mounted as an exhibit in Irvine Park.
Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.
Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...
Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks
Description: Exterior view from road of the Chippewa Falls Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie funded the library with $10,000. Above the main entra...
Description: Two sled loads of logs each drawn by teams of two horses at Bruno Vinett's logging camp. Drivers sit atop the loads. The ground is covered with snow.
Description: Exterior view from road of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. Above the mai...
Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.
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