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The Red Cedar River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the town of Rice Lake viewed from a railroad bridge across Red Cedar River.

Postcard

Hotel Barron

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard from street of the exterior view of a hotel, mostly obscured by trees. A horse and carriage with its driver and passengers is parked...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn towards the exterior of a motel. A station wagon parked in front of one of the units.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Group of people standing outside of the Tuscobia Cheese factory.

Photograph

Long Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the dam and cottages at Long Lake. The structures are made of wood, with outbuildings visible in the foreground. Tree-covered hills stand in th...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Rice Lake with a lumber yard in the foreground, a railroad and Rice Lake at left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of large brick building (cooperative store) with three open arches on the porch area, and arched windows. There is a house near a bluff in th...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Scott's residence.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home store, Prairie Farm, Barron County, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Carnegie Library.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store, Prairie Farm, Wisconsin. Shows right side facing building.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and roads. There is a body of water on the left.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Cumberland with Beaver Dam Lake in the background.

Postcard

Views of Haugen

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Multiples views of Haugen, including a church, a school with a group of students posed outside, and a train.

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View of Carnegie Library on the corner of South Main Street and West Messenger, Rice Lake.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town with several large buildings.

Photograph

Real Estate Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small real estate office in a rural setting advertising "Summer Homes for Sale on Red Cedar Lake." There is a house in the background on a low hill in th...

Postcard

Home Store

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store or Big Store was built by Mr. George Scott in 1901, and was the town's main general store, which was built to replace the old Knapp, Stout & Com...

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