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Photograph

Raft Construction

Date: 1865 

Description: Raft construction on the water.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view. The church in the left background is the Zion Lutheran Church. The white house behind the bandstand is Captain Leahy's home (father of Admir...

Date: 1866 after

Description: View taken from the extreme end of Clark's Saw and Planing Mill. An old flour mill can be seen behind the bridge, and to the extreme right are three small...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Wausau Sand Paper Company, about 1903-1905, at Second and Thomas streets.

Date: 1857 

Description: This manuscript map is ink and watercolor on tracing cloth and shows bridges, lots, and streets. Some of the lots are in pink ink. The left of the map incl...

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men and a horse standing in front of a blacksmith shop which has a sign above the doorway advertising M. Karger and Brothers Clothing and Furnishing...

Photograph

Round Barn

Date: 1895 

Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...

Photograph

Wausau, Wisconsin

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View up the Wisconsin river with Wausau in the background.

Date: 1892 

Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of the Cereal Mills Company building with men and a horse-drawn buggy outside.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Lumber company workers pose in front of buildings at the Moore & Galloway Lumber Company camp, about a quarter of a mile east of Pike Lake. The man in a wh...

Date: 1899 

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, streets, the high school park, and survey monuments. The map is oriented...

Photograph

Forest House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Forest House, a hotel, restaurant and stage office. It was operated by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Dingle and was located on the corner of Third and Forest S...

Photograph

Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Clark's Saw and Planing Mill in the right foreground which is now the site of the electric plant. Behind Clark's is Plummers Mill where the Vocational Sch...

Photograph

Third Street

Date: 1864 

Description: View looking North up Third Street near Market Square. There are five boys and a horse in the middle of the road.

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, some landownership, wards, railroads, streets, and mills. The map includes 5 plat additions that have...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Helen Gilbert Van Vechten. In 1897 Helen co-founded the Philosopher Press in Wausau, and became an expert in all matters rel...

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