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Photograph

Power House

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Power house during construction.

Date: 1910-10 

Description: Detail of a Sanborn Map of Grafton including the Northern Chair Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter view of the lighthouse at Port Washington from the icy shore of Lake Michigan. Two people can be seen standing on a pier in the distance.

Date: 1910 

Description: Catalog cover for Gasoline Engines, Types T. Z. Y. W. "Goes like sixty."

Date: 1929-07 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map of Grafton including the New York Recording Laboratory.

Map or Atlas

Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This map of Cedarburg is a bird's-eye map with an inset of Cedarburg Brewery. Relief is shown pictorially and the map includes an index to buildings.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1966 

Description: House on Grand Avenue, built about 1836. "Few people who drive by this house on Port Washington's Grand Avenue daily realize that it is possibly the city's...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the West Side Fuel Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with cartoon-style drawings, printed in black ink, of workers mining coal with a pi...

Date: 2008 

Description: This contemporary station and convenience store was built in 2004 but harkens back to the early decades of the twentieth century when communities pressured...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard view of three men on an elevated walk on an icy pier near the shoreline. A women and young boy stand on the pier below the walk. There is a lighth...

Date: 1910 

Description: Inside spread of catalog, featuring a color illustration of a portable engine. Text reads: "Gilson 100% Service Portable Engine — 4, 5, 6 and 8 H.P." Inset...

Photograph

St. Mary's Church

Date: 1884 

Description: A distant view of St. Mary's Church. Looking north from the corner of Main and Franklin Streets.

Date: 1977-08-18 

Description: Sally Perringer (in the foreground) plays the Stumpf fiddle in the Firehouse Band from Port Washington. The performance took place at the eighth annual pic...

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Actor Mark Harmon (center), who portrayed John Dillinger in the made-for-TV movie of the same name, at the Chalet on the Lake in Mequon. In the film this...

Date: 1904-03 

Description: Detail of a Sanborn map of Grafton including the Sheboygan Knitting Company.

Date: 2002-02-08 

Description: "Deb, our waitress, posed with us at The Port Hotel, in Port Washington, WI." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Deb, Ralph Widmer, an...

Photograph

Summer Harrowing

Date: 1934-07-07 

Description: Farmer George Kopp gives a ride on his horse-drawn harrow to a young friend as he cultivates his field.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Main Street in Cedarburg. Includes text which reads: "Cedarburg, Wis., in the year 1850, showing Main Street as it appeared at that time. The photograph w...

Photograph

Thiensville Mill

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Thiensville Mill as seen from the water front.

Photograph

Laying Asphalt

Date: 1988-07-07 

Description: A worker wipes his brow as he spreads asphalt on a driveway on a hot summer day.

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