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Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1953 ca.

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

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: 1920 ca.

Description: View from boat of the Coast Guard ship at La Pointe. A shoreline is in the far background.

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Lakeside view from pier of large two-story house and grounds on Madeline Island.

Date: 1915 

Description: Group of people setting up for a picnic on a beach at Apostle Island.

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ondossagon High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching ba...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of Mellen.

Date: 1939 

Description: This map shows the towns to Gingles, Sanborn, and Guney as well as Chequamegon Bay, Kakagon River, White River, Marengo River, Bad River, Potato River, Vau...

Photograph

Some Snow

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Old cars parked in tall grass next to a house with a porch; a gas pump is on the right. There is a smaller dwelling with a car parked next to it on the lef...

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Photograph

Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Photograph

Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

Date: 2008 

Description: When the East End Co-op Service Station opened in 1940 at the corner of Sixth Avenue and East Front Street, the owners announced, "Our new, modern equipmen...

Date: 1931 

Description: View looking east on Grant Street in Glidden Wisconsin.

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