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Last Covered Bridge Historic Marker

Date: 1965-05-23 

Description: One of the last covered bridges in Wisconsin, located in Cedarburg, received an official state historical marker. The Last Covered Bridge historical marker...

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: 2007-11-30 

Description: "This is Rich's Restaurant at W63 N144 Washington Ave in Cedarburg." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, John Bodden, Carl Bernhard, and Ralph "Buddy" Ruec...

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Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...

Date: 2009-07-24 

Description: "Sarah was our waitress when we visited Tello's in Port Washington." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Sarah."...

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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: 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: 2007-11-30 

Description: "Lynn waited on us at Rich's Restaurant in Cedarburg." From left going counterclockwise; Shirley Widmer, Carl Bernhard, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden,...

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...

Date: 1984-08-16 

Description: Young men, workers for the Carson & Barnes Circus, carry heavy circus tent poles through a field.

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date: 2002-08-16 

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...

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: 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...

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: 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...

Date: 1936-10-09 

Description: Elevated view of H.C. Wuesthoof putting a milk canister into what a 10 can McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.

Photograph

Bridge Construction

Date: 1906 

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

Date: 1934 

Description: Southwest view of a covered bridge over Cedar Creek, with a man walking in the snow nearby.

Photograph

Grist Mill

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wind powered stone grist mill. Two men stand on a wood balcony near the open doorway of the windmill.

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