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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: 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: 1900 ca.

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

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.

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: 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...

Date: 1901 

Description: Wisconsin Central locomotive no. 257 (left) and Abbotsford and Northeastern Railroad locomotive No.1. The engineer is Lew Choate and the fireman is Ole "Ji...


Reed School

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Reed School teacher, Mrs. Orvilla Zillic, and her 17 students pose for a photograph. Built in 1915, the school became the Wisconsin Historical Society's 10...


Jim Hightower

Date: 1988 

Description: Texas political activist and broadcaster James Hightower at a political event for Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey.

Date: 1907 

Description: Wisconsin Central locomotive No #50 and pile driver No #2 working near Owen. Men stand on and around the tracks.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view through curtained doorway of the Woodard's Victorian-era home. Elaborate rugs and wallpaper adorn the house, in addition to plants and wooden...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Granton (vicinity), Clark County, Wisconsin. About 1945. Gathering maple syrup.

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