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Railroad Depot

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Railroad Depot. North Freedom is the home of the Mid-Continent Railway Museum which operates excursion tours on a steam railroad.

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: High water has scattered timber pilings through the construction camp. The office is on the right; the smoke stacks of the temporary power plant are visib...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of Civilian Conservation Corps barracks at Devil's Lake State Park. Several men can be seen sitting leisurely on their bunks. Two heating sto...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview over Devil's Lake with Turk's Head rock formation in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children and adults gather at Devil's Lake. Shown at the right is a large water slide.

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: View within the coffer dam showing four steel draft tubes; wooden supports are visible inside one of the tubes.


Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a young woman sitting on a half wall inside the photographer's studio. She is wearing a fashionable dress with a ribbon belt, dark...

Date: 1962-07-07 

Description: An old Ford automobile sitting in a farmyard, as viewed from the rear. There is a farmhouse in the background.

Date: 1913 

Description: Members of the Wausau German Men's Choral Society of Sheboygan, gathered outdoors, relaxing and drinking beer. A banner behind the group says "Wausau Liede...

Date: 1912-05-10 

Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.

Date: 1909 

Description: Two young women wearing long dresses pose on top of a large tree stump, while holding onto each other tightly. Their jackets are laying on the ground, and...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered for the dedication of a new bridge at Sauk City by Governor Emmanuel Philipp. Many onlookers carry parasols.


Bettinger Store

Date: 1925 

Description: View across street of the Bettinger Store, with men standing on the sidewalk in front near a truck parked at the curb. Further down the street is a gas pum...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...


Residential Street

Date: 1925 

Description: View down a winding dirt road with houses on both sides, as well as a large two-story building with a loading dock in front. Two people are in the back yar...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View fro shoreline of toll bridge across the Wisconsin River. The writer of the postcard states: "This is the first bridge over the Wis. River. It's about...


Harry Elsworth Cole

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry Elsworth Cole (1861-1928), founder and first president of the Sauk County Historical Society and president of the S...

Date: 1911-05-06 

Description: Workmen pose while erecting the first smoke stack at the power plant construction site on the Wisconsin River. Two men have scaled the stack.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Author August Derleth surrounded by books at his desk.

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