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Rex Magnus Club

Date: 1887-10-09 

Description: A large group of men pose outside the Rex Magnus Club. Some of the men on the left are holding musical instruments. The words "Rex Magnus" are on the roof.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: John Parman's Ā“Blacksmith, Wagon & CarriageĀ” shop, with workmen and others posed with vehicles in front.

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...


Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.


Description: Family posed at gate of farm, with farm buildings in the background. Two men stand with a horse-drawn cart on the right.


Log Jam

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Logs move down the river, swirling with cross currents, resulting in a huge log jam.

Date: 1898-05-28 

Description: Seated, posed group portrait at the annual meeting, outdoors at the semi-centennial celebration in Sherman's Grove. Identified from left: John Eckles, Ed....

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: James Gates Percival's old armchair, upholstered with carpeting. The chair is displayed outdoors, sitting on a crocheted throw in the grass with trees in t...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...


Sawmill Fire

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers and watches the sawmill on fire.


Railroad Men

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.


Description: Elevated view of Falls Village from the cemetery looking south.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Herling Saw Mill and Dam Southeast elevation.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man and woman seated on an overgrown hillside. The woman has ferns on her lap and is holding an umbrella. Inscribed on reverse of original mount: "B.D.L. a...


Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Clermont Street with a young boy in the foreground, homes and trees in the background. Fences and sidewalks line both sides of the street.


Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...


Cobblestone House

Date: 1884 

Description: Exterior of a cobblestone house with women and children in the yard.

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