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Postcard

Omaha Depot

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.

Photograph

Spooner Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Spooner Lake from Jones Cottages.

Date: 1956-02-14 

Description: Group portrait of the Spooner High School basketball team, the Railroaders.

Photograph

Trolley Inn

Date: 1941 

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...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Full crate of Wisconsin cranberries.

Date: 1934 

Description: Hand-colored image of two men loading cranberries in crates into an open air drying shed shortly after harvest.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map of Minong shows township 42 north platted and area R12 west. The streets are labeled.

Photograph

Ice Skaters

Date:  

Description: Ice skaters posing in a row on a frozen lake (possibly Big Chetac Lake). On the far right is Thomas Oliver Mattis and next to him is (probably) George Matt...

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1885 

Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.

Photograph

Cranberry Warehouse

Date: 1934-09 

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: 1938-07 

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...

Photograph

Sewer Shoveling

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: As part of a Wisconsin unemployment project, workmen dig a sewer trench by hand for the city of Spooner.

Date: 1909-03-23 

Description: Five International Harvester Auto Buggies with men sitting inside are on a dirt road in front of the Spooner Lumber Company.

Date: 1916 

Description: This 1916 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, post offices, s...

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: 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...

Photograph

Fisherman by River

Date:  

Description: Fisherman cooking on campfire at the edge of a river.

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a street scene, with the Spooner State Bank in the foreground and the William Busch Meat Market and a confectionary further down the street.

Date: 1909 

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...

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