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Portage Canal

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal, dug by hand in 1849 and completed in 1851. It was renovated by the Army Corps of Engineers after the Civil War.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Railroad station.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1878 

Description: Kilbourn Bridge at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Railroad station.

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Description: Caption on stereoview reads, "In and about the Dells of the Wisconsin River. Sugar Bowl."

Date: 1836-11 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...

Postcard

Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1929 

Description: Native American guide in native dress standing on the bow of a tour boat floating in the river. A pilot wearing a hat is sitting behind him. On the front o...

Date: 1926 

Description: Schofield Cottage Hotel and driveway with an automobile parked near the porte-cochere. There are striped awnings over the windows on both the first and sec...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

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Description: A woman in an Indian dress and headband sits at High Rock in the Upper Dells looking over the Wisconsin River at a tour boat.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Apollo No. 1 Steamboat at Dells Landing, Kilbourn. Second steamboat beyond. Canoe at edge of river in foreground. Also visible is a bridge, and Munger's Mi...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The congregation of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church assembled at the side of the church and dressed for the cold. The church is a brick structure wi...

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Description: Kilbourn railroad station looking north. A crowd of people stand on the platform. Carriages parked behind the station building.

Date: 1927 

Description: View up drive towards the main building with wrap-around porch. A bicycle is parked at the bottom of the stairs. Guest cottages are behind the main buildin...

Date: 1948-01-11 

Description: The remains of the boiler tank of the Milwaukee Road railroad engine of the Portage to Madison passenger train, which exploded and derailed south of Arling...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal between the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers, from the highway 51 crossing near the center of the city.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway bridge.

Postcard

Hile House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from road of the Hile House, Kilbourn (now Wisconsin Dells). There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

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