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Description: A crowd is gathered on railroad tracks near passenger cars outside Southern Pacific Depot, built in 1880. Published by S. Friedman.
Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Cazenovia, Wisconsin. On the left is an eagle resting on a pile of U.S. Mail bags. On the right is an image of a railroad...
Description: Pedestrians near the entrance to Farm Machinery Hall at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.
Description: Empty snowy plains soon to be turned into Rt. 81. Hills and a few poles are in the far distance.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A man, possibly Benton C. Black, delivering films to Campo Fiesta at Trout Lake. The delivery is being made in a Seabee seaplane by the Amphibious Motion P...
Description: Photomontage of two giant heads of lettuce/cabbage resting on a flatbed railroad car. The side of the car is imprinted with, "L.S. & M.S. 26 D23," showing...
Date: 1946-08 ca.
Description: View of University Avenue, looking east. At this time, University Avenue was United States Highway 12.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.
Description: A group of women, probably wearing their best dresses and hats, meeting a Green Bay & Western train. The photograph was probably taken near Black River Fal...
Date: 1961-05 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the town of Luang Prabang, Laos. Trees are interspersed among houses and roads and green mountains encircle the town. The golden roof of Pho...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View down a city street featuring the Hungarian Club House. Published by Keyes Souvenir Card Company.
Description: "The 'General' used by Andrew's Raiders, now on exhibition, Union Depot, Chattanooga, Tenn." A color postcard of the railroad locomotive used in a famous C...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Color photograph of members of the 73rd Armored Field Artillery using an M-62 wrecker to remove a damaged truck from a field at Fort Hood. The specificatio...
Description: View down Main Street featuring crowds of people near the Theatre Comique and other stores and offices.
Description: Madison Fire Department's new gray $16,200 aerial fire truck is parked in front of the Central Fire Station, 18-20 South Webster Street. Roy Hurling is dr...
Description: Library from across lower campus mall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A parking lot with cars parked near entrance on west side.
Description: The cable car on Mount Lowe Railway, existing from 1893-1938, climbing a steep incline in California. Mount Lowe is known for being the only scenic mounta...
Description: A horse and carriage drives down a lane past a farmhouse, barns, and a windmill.
Description: Stereograph of a Lake Monona pier with sailboats and a steamboat.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: 1000 Block of Spaight Street, Marquette neighborhood. In the background, houses line the north side of Spaight Street, 1008 Spaight (the Snell House) and 1...
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