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Postcard

Devil's Lake

Date: 1906 

Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.

Date: 1922 

Description: View of Devil's Lake from the shore of the Kirkland Hotel, located at the southeast corner of the lake. There is building, perhaps a boathouse, on the shor...

Photograph

Corner Drugstore

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from cobblestone street of a man standing next to a police officer at the corner of Third and Oak Streets, in front of the Corner Drugstore. A horse-d...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A man crosses Oak Street in this view north across the intersection with Third Street. The Bank of Baraboo is on the left; First National Bank is diagonall...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Chicago, Northwestern Railroad tracks at Devil's Lake, chartered in 1859. To the right, power lines run the length of the Devil's Lake shoreline.

Date: 1923 

Description: This topographical map of Devil's Lake State Park, Sauk County, Wisconsin, is based on 1922-1923 surveys of the area by the University of Wisconsin Summer...

Photograph

Energee Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from street of a cement block building housing an Energee brand gas station and Ben Doty's Tire Service. Next door on the right is Mueller's Garage, a...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.

Map or Atlas

City of Baraboo

Date: 1972 

Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of the Baraboo River. The map includes 3 inset maps.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Trees broken and bowed under the weight of a heavy coating of ice stand in front of the Al. Ringling home. Limbs litter the snow-covered ground. Ice is on...

Photograph

Berkley Chevrolet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Berkley Chevrolet dealership, 224 Third Avenue, housed in a two-story brick building with Red Crown Gasoline pumps in front. Signs in the window advert...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior view of a motel. A neon sign over the main building. A gas pump is in the drive.

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...

Photograph

Bank of Baraboo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: An imposing two-story structure on the corner of Oak Street and Third Avenue. Lawyers offices occupy the upstairs.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, an opera house on the right, storefronts, horse-drawn vehicles, several pedestrians walking on the sidewalks bordering the str...

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A street scene following an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and wires have been brought down by the weight of the ice.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a police officer stand beside the "Pioneer", an early Chicago and Northwestern Railroad locomotive which is parked beside the Sauk County Court...

Date: 1946 

Description: View of the Al. Ringling Theatre from across 4th Street. Neighboring businesses include Pointon Appliance, and an antique shop. Several cars are parked alo...

Photograph

Wooded Lane

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man stands at the end of a country lane lined with trees and carpeted with leaves. The trees overhead form a Gothic arch. The top of a wooden fence and g...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.

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