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Date: 1918 ca.
Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, the Mississippi River, Fort Crawford, depot ground, and a graveyard. An old fort location is outlined in re...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of a covered bridge.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, which was formerly a five storied grain elevator. This building stood downstream from the Diamond Jo warehouse. The Mississippi Rive...
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Brisbois House.
Description: The Benedict Octagon House, built about 1843.
Description: View down hill of a bridge across a river. There are railroad tracks going along the shoreline under the bridge.
Description: View of Minnesota Street.
Date: 1961-09-10 ca.
Description: An elevated view, looking westward, of the Kickapoo River Valley.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
Description: Exterior view from across road of a man in overalls standing in front of the Dobson Brothers General Blacksmith and Repair Shop. The Methodist Evangelical...
Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of the Brisbois house, the oldest stone house in the state of Wisconsin.
Description: The exterior of the Bridgeport Hotel.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View across road of two men, a dog and a boy standing in front of a variety store.
Description: The Dousman Hotel seen from an elevated view of the Mississippi River.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Benedict House. Built by Dr. Alonzo Benedict and designed for two families. The original roof did not function correctly, so the builder put on a secon...
Date: 1927 ca.
Description: Military road marker erected in 1927 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution at the foot of the old road opposite Prairie du Chien. The road was built...
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