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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...

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Bill Duren

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Bill Duren of Chippewa Falls, founder of Cygnet Films. Cygnet Films made training films. After his premature death, the company became known as Spectrum In...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1956 

Description: Kierig-Babbitt building, built in 1880.

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Description: Interior view of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. In the room is a column...

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Description: Photomontage of two giant green apples resting on top of a flatbed railroad car. A caption in the upper left corner reads, "Grown near Ruby, Wis." Markin...

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Log Driving Crew

Date: 1905 

Description: Log driving crew for the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company. Crew members are in the process of breaking a jam at the Big Eddy. One of the men is carrying a yo...

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Description: Elevated view from road of a building on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company, surrounded by a lean-to stacked with lumber. Two horses stand...

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Description: Bridge Street, looking north, with commercial buildings lining both sides of the street, and numerous horses and buggies on the street, and many people sta...

Photograph

Sled Load of Logs

Date: 1903 

Description: Two sled loads of logs each drawn by teams of two horses at Bruno Vinett's logging camp. Drivers sit atop the loads. The ground is covered with snow.

Date: 1896 

Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...

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Joe Kelley's Barn

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Description: A barn and outbuilding on the Joe Kelley farm in a field at the end of a dirt track. There is a mailbox attached to a post in the left foreground.

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Bish Family

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Description: An older female member of the Bish family sits in a wicker chair holding a magazine or book open on her lap. Standing on the left in front of a doorway dra...

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Description: Looking down the Flambeau River near Little Falls. There may be a logjam in the distance.

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.

Date: 1925-11 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows an addition. The map was surveyed and platted for B.G. Proctor, president, and George Peterson, secretary, of the Corne...

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C.W.P. Company

Date: 1927 

Description: View across lower section of dam at Cornell Wood Products Company. In the background are factory buildings, a tall smokestack, and a water tower.

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Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

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Clean Suit

Date: 1995-08-29 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey putting on protective clothing for a tour of the Cray Computer facility.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Men working on a wood block road.

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