1 2
.

Photograph

Machine Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and boys pose outside a machine factory in Corliss. Almost all of them are similarly dressed in dark hats, jackets, and pants.

Photograph

Klinkert Hotel

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The first Klinkert Hotel. It burned down around 1905, and was replaced by the brick structure with the same name. Signs advertising Harper Rye are on eithe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Saint Bonaventure High School, built in 1877. Trees and potted flowers stand on the lawn in front of the building.

Photograph

The Hotel Nelson

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Nelson, a brick building with Schlitz Beer signs on top.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Photograph

Corliss Depot

Date:  

Description: A train on the tracks at the Corliss Depot. There is a sign in front of it that reads "This Train For Chicago".

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date: 1914 

Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...

Photograph

Houses in Corliss

Date:  

Description: View down a dirt road with houses lining the street. A factory is visible in the distance.

Date:  

Description: A train, engine number 560, on the track at the train depot in Corliss.

Photograph

The Corliss Club

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of The Corliss Club.

Photograph

Gothic Church

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a small gothic church in Corliss.

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date: 1927-07 

Description: On-lookers survey a wreck on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway.

Date:  

Description: A building on a main street in Corliss, which may be a general store. There are many advertising signs on and near the building. A dog lies on the front st...

Date: 1901 

Description: View from a distance of the framework of a large building under construction next to a house in Corliss.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An industrial area in Corliss.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Front view of Dr. Valentine's house in Corliss.

Photograph

Train Depot

Date:  

Description: Train depot with a boy standing between the building and the railroad tracks. There are two doors marked "Men" and "Women". Four men can be seen on the rig...

Photograph

Locomotive and Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive and railroad crew.

Photograph

Corliss Train Depot

Date:  

Description: View of the Corliss train depot.

Date: 1901 

Description: Thirteen unfinished houses in a row, on the horizon of a field.

1 2

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.