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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...
Description: Kids smile gleefully on the Tilt-a-Whirl carnival ride while workers manage the controls in the background on a sunny summer day.
Description: "Today, we are at The Port Hotel Restaurant, 101 E. Main Street, Port Washington, WI."
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.
Description: Elevated view from bluff of the harbor towards the southeast. At the end of a jetty is a lighthouse on the left. The water is frozen along the shoreline. T...
Description: H.C. Wuesthoof places a milk canister into a 10 can McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of ice coated pier and lighthouse along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Description: Sixth plate ambrotype of Franklin Hoyt (1846-?). Waist-up portrait facing front, with left hand on his lapel. He is wearing a suit, small bow tie, and cap...
Description: Several men, including Frank Klug, pose on the blades of a windmill positioned on the roof of a building.
Description: "Lynn was our waitress at Lake Church Inn. John & Buddy surprised Jim & Shirley with plaques stating: 'Fish Fry Photographer of the Years' & 'Fish Fry Driv...
Description: View down center of downtown street in Port Washington. Night view showing electric lights, neon signs and falling snowflakes.
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...
Description: View of Port Washington Harbor from Wisconsin Electric Power Company wharf. The city is in the background along the shoreline.
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: 1907 ca.
Description: A view of the harbor.
Date: 1989-03-13 ca.
Description: A smiling man is petting a dog held by a woman. Caption reads: "Art Borowiak patted Buttons, a toy poodle owned by Ann Turney."
Description: Hand-colored view along shoreline of people posing in a rowboat near a boathouse. Other people are leaning against a railing and standing near a boathouse.
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...
Description: Cowgirl and cowboys riding horses at the Cedarburg Horse Show. In the background are two more men on horses carrying flags.
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