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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Logging Camp dock and buildings made of logs. Madeline Island shoreline on the bank of Lake Superior.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Elmer Nelson sorting through boxes of goods being transported on the "Dream Sled" windsled.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.", while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road curving along Madeline Island.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Photograph

Hank's Inn

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Two-story log building with a Grain Belt Beer/Hank's Inn sign at the Pinehurst Inn on Lower Clam Lake.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...

Photograph

Bamby Bread Truck

Date: 1926 

Description: Front view of a truck decorated for a parade. Manufactured by the White Motor Company, used as a Bamby Bread delivery truck.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town looking down from hill lined with trees. In the foreground railroad tracks cross a road. A church building and numerous dwellings are a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe and the shoreline from the Old Mission dock. Two boys and two men stand along the shoreline. The white building with the dark ro...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central train passing over the White River bridge. The first railroad car is imprinted with "U.S. Mail."

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

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Description: Letterhead of the Chequamegon Hotel of Ashland, on Lake Superior, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, as seen from the waterfront, set into a cartouche...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Second Street with a car on the street and a large brick building on the left.

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Leo Capser, founder of the Madeline Island Historical Museum, sitting on a bench playing piano on the Old Mission Dock at Madeline Island.

Photograph

Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

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