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Photograph

Bad River Bridge

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Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.

Photograph

Camp Stella

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Camp Stella on Sand Island of the Apostle Islands. View includes tents, lamp post, bridge and flag pole.

Postcard

On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Photograph

"Gar-How" Ferry

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: View of the ferry "Gar-How" taken from on board the ferry "Island Queen" while both were docked at Madeline Island. The "Gar-How" was named after Howard Ru...

Photograph

Information Cabin

Date: 1940 

Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Knight Hotel of Ashland, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the surrounding streets, including pedestrians,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.

Photograph

The "Hilton"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The "Hilton," a boat owned by the John Schroeder Lumber Company; captained by Harry Brower.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Camp Beaver showing tents, a truck and snow.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across road of a one-story building, Day's Service Station, with gasoline pumps and signs and a map out front. The signs read “Straight Ahead, 10 Mi....

Date: 1921-08-27 

Description: Group in automobile looking out the left side windows. A man is driving, a young boy is in the passenger seat, and in the back seat are two women and a you...

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...

Date: 1939 

Description: This map shows the towns to Gingles, Sanborn, and Guney as well as Chequamegon Bay, Kakagon River, White River, Marengo River, Bad River, Potato River, Vau...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Gas pump and automobile next to a tavern on county Road D near Clam Lake.

Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Big Bay on Madeline Island. This area later became Big Bay State Park.

Photograph

Sailboat "Alpha"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of people on sailboat "Alpha" at dock on Madeline Island. Captain Daniel Angus is at the tiller.

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