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Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views.".
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated view of town and river.
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...
Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.
Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...
Description: Aerial view of the Mississippi River with log rafts.
Date: 1902 after
Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
Description: Scene of the town of Alma from the Mississippi River. Alma and the bluffs along the Mississippi are visible in the far background. A paddle steamer can be...
Date: 1800 after
Description: Map shows plat of the town Alma and the Mississippi River. Streets running horizontally begin at the top with "SIXTH STREET" and end with "MAIN STREET". St...
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Description: Merton Sutter receiving a 4-H farm accounting award in front of a McCormick-Deering All-Steel Thresher. Original caption reads: "Winner of $300 merchandisi...
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Air view of Fountain City.
Description: The Gesell family in costume with broom, sword, and other props for a humorous picture. Family members identified as follows: Gerhard Jr. (drinking from pi...
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