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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down road, with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the left is an automobile repair shop with two cars parked near the gas pumps. A man stands and...

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: Conrad Breunig sits smoking on his back porch and smokes a pipe. A retired farmer, Mr. Breunig now builds models and small wagons in his shop.

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Forms have been removed from the first concrete poured for the power house in the northeast corner of the coffer dam. Men pour concrete from rail cars on...

Photograph

Martha Schilling

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bernard Arms poses with his wife Nellie. There is an automobile (possibly a Chevrolet) in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater themed circus wagon.

Postcard

The Farm Kitchen

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of The Farm Kitchen — a motel and restaurant. Bushes and flowers are planted along the drive.

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a Baraboo, Wisconsin, alley after an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and their wires sag under the weight of t...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down center of Main Street which is unpaved. A young girl wearing a bonnet is standing in the road on the right, near another child standing at the co...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A smiling young woman poses reclining on a chaise. She wears a dress of sheer material.

Date: 1952-01-03 

Description: Dining room in the ranch-style home of Harold Baumgartner at 240 South Oak Street, showing dining table and chairs and a buffet.

Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1913 

Description: Colorized postcard view down a street in a central business district. There is a park on the left, and storefronts with awnings on the right. A bank is on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the shoreline of Devil's Lake with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the back of the photograph is the photographer's information, "Sim Mould...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Local historian and Al. Ringling Theatre docent, Robert C. Dewel, seated at the Al. Ringling Theatre's "Mighty Barton" organ.

Date: 1927 

Description: Two-story cottage with a built-in garage. There is a young vine over the roofed entrance, and a bench and potted plant near the garage door.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Courtyard at Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. The house has a stone first floor, a balcony on ea...

Date: 1911-08-15 

Description: Dam site on the Wisconsin river, looking southwest along the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. The coffer dam and two pile drivers are also visible...

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a man and woman demonstrating the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.

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