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Description: At a small sawmill near Shell Lake, farmers shovel sawdust which will be mixed with a whey product and applied to fields for grasshopper eradication during...
Description: Men inside an open doorway of a farm building stand on a platform loading cranberries into a cleaning machine shortly after harvest.
Description: Man working at cranberry cleaning machine. On both sides of the machine are stacks of crates used for storing cranberries. Under the machine is the plant d...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: This early 20th century map shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, roads, lakes, wetlands, and streams in the western Sawyer County town...
Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.
Description: This 1909 revision of Harmon's 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and...
Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.
Description: This 1941 map covers Washburn County, Wisconsin, as well as western Sawyer, eastern Burnett, and northeastern Polk counties. It shows the locations of tour...
Description: Three men, in waders, harvesting cranberries by hand with cranberry rakes. In the background other harvesting teams are visible, as well as crates of harve...
Description: Portrait of seven members of Shriners youth groups in formal dress; the boys were in the De Molay club and the girls were in the Rainbow Girls club. Some...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Shell Lake Roller Milling Company with a man seated on a horse-drawn wagon outside its entrance.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a grade school.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: As part of a Wisconsin unemployment project, workmen dig a sewer trench by hand for the city of Spooner.
Description: The Trolley Inn, diner, overnight cabins, and gas pumps, located on state highways 53 & 63, one mile south of Spooner. The juxtaposition of the former tro...
Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery with a boat in the foreground.
Description: Fisherman cooking on campfire at the edge of a river.
Description: Postcard featuring various views of Spooner, including the Omaha train depot, Main Street, an Episcopal church, the town hall, and a residential street.
Description: View of a cranberry marsh and warehouse in Washburn County. In the foreground of the photo is a warehouse for the storage of harvested cranberries.
Date: 1900 after
Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows the city of Spooner. The map shows numbered plats, labeled streets, and the Yellow River.
Description: This map of Minong shows township 42 north platted and area R12 west. The streets are labeled.
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