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Second Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Second Street with a car on the street and a large brick building on the left.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of Mellen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lone man boating or fishing alone on Lake Superior. He is standing at the rear of the boat holding an oar.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Gas pump and automobile next to a tavern on county Road D near Clam Lake.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.


Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade. The truck...


Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.


Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Large group of fishermen standing on ice with catch of fish displayed on airplane wing near La Pointe, Madeline Island.


Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.


Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley gathering raspberries and getting milk on the road to Grant's Point on Madeline Island.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...

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...


Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Children passengers transported on wagon pulled by dog team belonging to Thomas Stahl. Wagon and dog team are on the boardwalk in La Pointe.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Flambeau River below the flowage dam. One man is standing in the river. A shack is visible...

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