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Date: 1927 

Description: Rustic, log cabin gas station in Chippewa Falls with a traveler's vehicle being filled with gasoline. It is not clear if the young woman in overalls is a p...

Date: 1900 

Description: Sunday morning in a lumber camp bunk house.

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Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of dam in Chippewa Falls.

Photograph

Holcombe Dam

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Description: The Holcomb[e] or Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River, with rocky shoreline in foreground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building No. 4, then known as the Wisconsin House for the Feeble-Minded. Now known as Northern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

Photograph

Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Leinenkugel brewery, est. 1867, located at 5 Jefferson Avenue.

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

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Description: Photomontage of two giant green apples resting on top of a flatbed railroad car. A caption in the upper left corner reads, "Grown near Ruby, Wis." Markin...

Photograph

Lumber Planing Mill

Date: 1899 

Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down retail street. Cars are parked along the curbs. The stores include: Victrola's dealer, a cafe, a recreation parlor, a restaurant, a clothing stor...

Photograph

Little Falls Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: View from below Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River.

Photograph

Twelve Mile House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An old house in a rural area, with some broken windows, and a road in the foreground.

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Description: Round Lake with birch trees on shore in foreground and a rowboat pulled up to shoreline.

Date: 1872 

Description: Map of the Chippewa River, from the head of navigation at the city of Chippewa Falls, covering a distance of 16 miles above : showing the established impro...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from railroads tracks of the wreckage of wooden buildings left behind after a flood. Intact buildings are visible in a skyline in the distance, and pe...

Photograph

Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: A view of the ruins of a cyclone, showing a roofless house and an overturned automobile in the yard. Several people are standing in the yard, and two child...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of some eighty members of the extended Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. They are stand...

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Description: Elevated view of the riverfront, railroad tracks, and river, "as viewed from Joseph McGuire's."

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Description: Several men stand on or near the porch of Glen and Star's Mill. A utility pole is to the left of the building and a line of other buildings stretches off i...

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