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Railroad Men

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.

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Date: 1871 

Description: Aftermath of Peshtigo fire on October 8, 1871. Devastated landscape with deer carcass in foreground. The Peshtigo fire razed the small town of approximatel...

Photograph

Mill dam

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Mill dam and sash factory.

Postcard

Lauerman's Store

Date: 1914 before

Description: Exterior view of Lauerman's Store with pennant strings hanging on the building and a U.S. flag flying on the roof. A large group of people congregate in th...

Photograph

Sorting Logs

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Log pond with two lumberjacks walking on the floating logs and sorting them in the Peshtigo River area.

Photograph

Man Working at Desk

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man, seen from the side, seated working at a small desk or table and smoking a cigar. Behind him is a wooden gate and a metal fence.

Photograph

Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871 

Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1871 

Description: Fire destruction near railroad tracks after Peshtigo fire. There are wheel carriages from destroyed boxcars on and near the tracks

Photograph

Marinette View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Marinette looking toward the mouth of the river from the tower of City Hall. Fences, fields, and industrial buildings are in the foregroun...

Date: 1951-12-10 

Description: Peshtigo Fire Cemetery marker, shown on the site.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two young men in a cynical pose, leaning against a siding wall, with a mock grave (headboard, hat and coat) in the foreground.

Date:  

Description: Two men with cows in the barnyard of farm.

Photograph

Beer Drinkers

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men near the Koss railroad depot, the majority of whom are seated on the ground. One of the men is sitting on a piano stool. To the right of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people, consisting of men, women and children, posed on a pile of wooden lath bundles. One man is standing.

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An elevated view town.

Date: 1871 

Description: Street scene showing destruction after Peshtigo fire.

Postcard

Hotel Marinette

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: The Hotel Marinette.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down center of railroad tracks towards Holmes Junction, an intersection of the Wisconsin & Michigan and the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul railroads,...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Marinette, with insets.

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