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Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dousman Hotel seen from an elevated view of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse, a view from the river.

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.

Photograph

Artesian Well

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). Construction was com...

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1930 

Description: Ruins of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town with St. Mary's Academy seen in the background.

Postcard

Browers Park

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Browers Park, showing the fountain.

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a railroad bridge, constructed of heavy steel that sits on massive stone supports. Wooded hills stand in the background.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lots and streets and includes pencil manuscript notations on the front and certification statements on the reverse. The top left margin rea...

Postcard

Sanitarium

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. Established in 1903, became a general hospital in the 1930s.

Date: 1953 

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A front view of Campion College.

Date: 1905-10 

Description: Elevated view from Reservoir Bluff to the east of the town. The bluffs of Iowa can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Bluff Street looking east.

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford ruins.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: St. Mary's College and Academy.

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