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Date: 1942 

Description: Men from George Schubert and Sons, an International Harvester dealership, examine old farm machines to identify candidates for a wartime scrap drive. The m...

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Description: Harold Gauer, wearing a suit and bow tie, and holding an ice cream cone, stands smiling next to a sign on the shoulder of a road that reads "Mequon / Uninc...

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...

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.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Worker spraying Elm trees with DDT pumped from a tank hitched to the back of a vehicle equipped with a snow plow.

Photograph

Grafton Viaduct

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards the railroad bridge, seen with the construction almost completed. A man is standing in the middle of the bridge, and two or three...

Photograph

Grist Mill

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Old grist mill.

Photograph

Bridge Construction

Date: 1906 

Description: Steel span railroad bridge under construction over Cedar Creek.

Photograph

Concordia Mills

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Exterior of Concordia Mills, once a grain/grist mill.

Photograph

Tilt-a-Whirl

Date: 1987-06-17 

Description: Kids smile gleefully on the Tilt-a-Whirl carnival ride while workers manage the controls in the background on a sunny summer day.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view along icy shoreline of the pier and lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Port Washington in winter.

Date: 1987-09-10 

Description: A traffic crossing guard reads while she waits for a Grafton elementary school to dismiss its students for the day.

Book or Pamphlet

Gilson Harvester Attachment

Date: 1910 

Description: Front page of Gilson Manufacturing Company brochure, with the title: "The engine that saves the wheat." Features an image of two men using the attachment i...

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "This and the following pages show the 'Polar Bear Club' ready for a swim at Port Washington on New Year's Day. Lucky for them, temperatures were in the lo...

Date: 1998-02-06 

Description: "We are at Smith Bros. in Port Washington. Original plans were to eat at No No's in Newburg but when they told us it would be a two hour wait, we continued...

Date: 2002-08-16 

Description: "Today we traveled nearly to Lake Michigan, and dined in the small community of Lake Church at the Lake Church Inn, 69 Hwy D. Belgium, WI."

Date: 1990 

Description: Director Rupert Wainwright holding a "Dillinger Shot-in-Wisconsin" t-shirt. With him is Dick Matty, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, of w...

Date: 2009-07-24 

Description: "Tello's Grille and Cafe, 200 West Grand Avenue, Port Washington."

Date: 2008 

Description: Alexander C. Eschweiler, a well-known architect in Milwaukee, designed this exotic station for the Wadhams Oil and Grease Company of Milwaukee in 1926.

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...

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