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Train Wreck

Date: 1912-05-24 

Description: Wreck of a Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault St. Marie Railroad train on a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The damage is so severe that the cars have...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: The family whose farm was the location where the alleged murderers were captured is pictured left to right: Anthony Pomputis, a friend of Robert Winslow, (...

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Neillsville, with inset.

Date: 1977 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, with his back to the camera, chats with two of his constituents at the Clark County Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children play in a classroom at the Winnebago school in Neillsville, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Catholic church and parsonage.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Methodist Episcopal Church and parsonage built under Rev. G.N. Foster.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Neighbors of the Pomputis family and newspaper reporters wait on a highway near the farm where the confessed murderers were hiding.

Date: 1913-04-04 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Soo Line train crossing a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The three x's indicate places where the bridge had been damaged by...

Date: 1882 

Description: Group of men posing in front of the Wisconsin Central Railroad train at depot.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the dining room at the Greenwood lumber camp. The long tables are set with dishes and food, and there is a wood stove between the tables.

Map or Atlas

Map of Owen

Date: 1905 

Description: This blueprint map shows land parcels and roads. The map includes manuscript annotations in what appears to be red pencil.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Joseph Steinwand Cheese Factory, with a windmill and scrap lumber scattered along the fence.

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Sheriff Edward (Ace) Fischer, prisoner Robert Winslow, and Officer Ray Case, seated in an automobile with a man and woman looking in the window.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a car coming down a road. There is a fence on the left near trees, and there are telephone poles in the background.


Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a Catholic church. View of front of the church with the altar and religious icons. There are ornate designs near the ceiling and the arch to th...

Date: 1990-05-12 

Description: Wisconsin Adjutant General Jerald Slack cuts the ribbon to dedicate a new armory. With him (left) are Abbotsford Mayor, Duane Grube, and Congressman David...

Date: 1942 

Description: Eight North Bright School pupils and teacher filling International truck and trailer with scrap metal collected for salvage drive during Governor Julius P....


Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: A view of downtown Thorp. Lampposts lining the street on both sides. Cars parked at the curbs on both sides. A couple cars driving away down the street. On...

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