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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: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior of Chicago and Northwestern railway depot.
Description: A few trees and some suburban homes are adjacent to Saint John's (German) Lutheran Church in Baraboo.
Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters, including the print shop and the wardrobe building.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A studio portrait of a child as Cupid wearing wings and holding a bow and arrow, posed leaning against an owl and sitting on a tree stump.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...
Description: A view of a cluttered office, possibly that of the photographer, with several desks and two typewriters. There is a large model train on a mantle above a s...
Description: The Ringling Hotel. Circus wagons, owned by Ringling Brothers circus, are parked in a lot adjacent to the Ringling hotel.
Description: The Ringling Brothers circus stored equipment in these buildings during the winter. Two cars are parked outside an auto repair and moving store.
Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....
Description: Toddler Chucky Benson, whose mother, June, is being charged with bigamy and is fighting extradition to New York.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...
Description: View across river of a crowd gathered on a steep riverbank overlooking a submerged car. There is a large house at the top of the hill.
Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...
Description: A vintage view and a modern view of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park, presented as a pair. The vintage view features an information center and there...
Description: The photographer stands on a park or garden path holding his gloves. He wears a coat with attached cape, hat, and large cravat.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View from across road of the Devil's Barbecue roadside restaurant on South Boulevard, then Highway 12, near Baraboo. The restaurant is a stone building; th...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View of workers in a large quarry in Ableman. Several male workers are standing in the quarry among piles of rock with their work equipment.
Description: View of a row of businesses on Fourth Avenue, including Warren Cafe, Wang's Rexall Drug Store, Wisconsin Power & Light, a restaurant, and a hotel.
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