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Mecan River Bridge

Date: 1985-01-15 

Description: Mecan River bridge on County Highway N over the Mecan River in rural Marquette County.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Pheasant Inn on Lake Mason. View from water shows buildings along the shore. Two people are in a rowboat in the foreground. Ma...


Matt Family

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Charles Matt and his family posing around Mrs. Matt's chair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the south. The Fox River is in the foreground with the dam just visible in the lower right. The lock is seen in the center; the Montello...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the flouring and carding mills of J.A. Briggs.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta in their parlor.

Date: 1949-06-19 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at E.H. Myrland's Farm's Sky Lodge at the bathing beauty contest at the dedication of a new swimming pool at the resort which opened...

Date: 1990 

Description: Veterinarian J.A. 'Doc" Hines checks a cow for pregnancy.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...


In the Quarry

Date: 1904 before

Description: A boy is standing and holding the bridle of a horse harnessed to an open wagon in the granite quarry. Ethel Richter, standing in the wagon with her sister...

Date: 2007-05-18 

Description: "Sarah was our waitress when we visited Good Old Days on Puckaway Lake near Montello." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden, Shirley Widm...


Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.


John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

Description: Historical marker at the site of John Muir's boyhood home, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. A woman stands next tot he marker, and the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."

Date: 1960 

Description: Men fishing on the Fox River.


Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, the photographer's wife, posing in costume indoors.



Date: 1908 

Description: Rows of granite headstones and plinths arranged in front of buildings at the Montello quarry. A derrick is standing in the background on the left; there is...

Date: 1964-05-11 

Description: Newspaper image of the Glen Oak, Wisconsin train station, a few miles south of Montello on the Chicago and North Western Railway.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: G.W. Roskie, left, of South Dakota, and Dr. Lange of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania pose with their rifles on the porch of the Montello House Hotel. Between them...

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