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Tri City Airport

Date: 1928 after

Description: The Tri City Airport which served Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, and Nekoosa, was organized in 1928 after the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company decided to pur...

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Rog's Superette

Date: 1967-11-12 

Description: Rog's Superette, a small grocery store located on Main Street (STH 13) in Wisconsin Rapids.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two men inspecting cranberry plants, most likely for pests or disease.

Date: 1898 

Description: A view of the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mill. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

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Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Automobiles drive past storefronts and can be seen parked on either side of Grand Avenue. Pedestrians walk on the sidewalk near the Citizens National Bank...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: From left to right: W.A. Riordan, John Buck, Leo Sorenson, Jean Nash and Del Hammond. Miss Nash, the owner of the cranberry marsh, escorts representatives...

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Wisconsin Highway

Date: 1972-10-10 

Description: Panoramic view of the intersection of CTH Z and STH 13 near Wisconsin Rapids. A billboard to the left advertises the Ridges Inn and Country Club; on the r...

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Old Gas Station

Date: 1989-01-20 

Description: Centennial Tire Company, located in a historic gas station on USH 10.

Date: 1896 

Description: A view of Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mills. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

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Mobil Station

Date: 1967-12-04 

Description: Ronnie's Mobil Station located on Main Street (STH 13).

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Hotel Blodgett

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Hotel Blodgett, between the Paulsen Shoe Company and Trio Theater.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: African American cranberry harvesters, possibly migrant workers posed with crates of cranberries.

Date: 1997-11-21 

Description: A row of women sort cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company. They are wearing jackets and hairnets. The woman in the foreground is w...

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Plastics Laboratory

Date: 1944-08-10 

Description: Laboratory of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids. The man on the left has been identified as chemist Jay Somers,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Colorized view of Front and Center Streets busy with people and a horse-drawn carriage, with a storefront's facade lining both streets.

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City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the city hall, a brick building built in 1817. A man and young boy stand in the main doorway of the building. An automobile can be seen near...

Date: 1997-10-21 

Description: A woman wearing a jacket and hairnet sorts cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company.

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Skelly Station

Date: 1989-01-20 

Description: A Skelly station located on USH 10 consisting of a historic gas station and a two-bay service building. Gasoline cost 96 cents per gallon for regular.

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Cranberry Spraying

Date: 1940 after

Description: Boom spraying of cranberries, in the Wisconsin Rapids area and probably by members of the Asa Bennett family. This technique using a tractor was developed...

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Church and Trees

Date: 1961-09-19 ca.

Description: View from road of All Saint's Church behind a group of trees. The front entrance is on the right, with a signboard nearby listing times of the masses and c...

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