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Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the canning factory in the aftermath of a tornado. The top of the brick structure and the smokestack has been blown off. Pil...

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Description: Two buildings on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company stand side-by-side in a furrowed dirt yard. The larger building has a large lean-to fi...

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Description: Seven members of the Fragon family sitting and standing for a portrait around a framed painting of a young man, possibly a deceased family member. An older...

Photograph

Lumber Mill

Date: 1906 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of a lumber mill on the banks of the Chippewa River. Smoke is coming out from a smokestack.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of some eighty members of the extended Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. They are stand...

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Duncan Creek

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Duncan Creek with McDonnell High School and a church in the background.

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Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of some 22 members of the F. and G. Stanley families, associated with the F. and G. Stanley Manufacturing Pla...

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Couple on a Bridge

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Description: Rear view of a man and woman standing on a wooden bridge in a wooded area.

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Log Cabin in Woods

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Description: View from hill looking down on a group of log cabins inhabited by "dam tenders" on the shore of the icebound Chippewa River. A logging dam in is in the rig...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Several buildings in the complex of the F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Plant. The largest building is labeled "F.G. and C.A. Stanley." A smaller build...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Company office and lumberyard.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chippewa falls and dam.

Date: 1921-05 ca.

Description: Two workers unload crates of produce from the back of an International Model H truck. The truck was owned by the Monpas Dray Line. Photograph by "Gray."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men using sawing machinery to make boards inside "Big Mill."

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Boone Tire Factory

Date: 1919 

Description: Three men use three different pieces of machinery in various stages of the tire-making process at the Boone Tire Factory. Stacks of tires are piled around...

Date: 1872 

Description: Map of the Chippewa River, from the head of navigation at the city of Chippewa Falls, covering a distance of 16 miles above : showing the established impro...

Date: 1926 

Description: Vacationers sitting on wicker chairs on the enclosed porch at the Basswood in Long Lake.

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Tourist Park

Date: 1927 

Description: A cylinder-shaped cement building with an open door in a rural area. In front of the building is a picnic table, and on the right an automobile is parked n...

Photograph

Lumberyard in Ruby

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men, women, and a child posing on boards at a lumbering and sawmill operation. The camp was operated by Edward Hahn, who named the communi...

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.
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