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Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington." There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin"...
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...
Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.
Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.
Date: date unknown
Description: Two-dimensional line drawing of the right side of the engine "Whitewater," which was later built in 1852 by Menomonie Locomotive Works in Milwaukee, Wiscon...
Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.
Description: Artist's rendering of the outfield view at Miller Park Stadium.
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...
Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...
Description: Exterior elevation drawing of the Goulais house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. The drawing shows the proposed new chimney, north wal...
Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...
Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.
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