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Railroad Tracks

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view, framed with an oval mask, of the Wisconsin Central spur line tracks along the north shore of Buffalo Lake at Montello. The spur connected with the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass posing near boathouses and pond (Montello Lake).

Photograph

The Richter Family

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards Charles S. Richter rowing a boat on the mill pond, now Montello Lake. With him are his wife, sitting at right, his daughter Ethel...

Photograph

Quarry Workers

Date: 1878 

Description: Stereograph of a bearded man with vest and suit posing on a narrow gauge railroad at the granite works in Montello. Workmen are posing around him. Most of...

Photograph

Old Maid's Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A young woman, Jessie Underwood, reclining supported on one elbow on a fur rug in front of a piano. In front of her lying on the rug is a cat. Light comes...

Date: 2014-07 

Description: View looking down at a bed of water lilies on Fountain Lake. A single bloom is near the center.

Photograph

Workshop

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An available light photograph of the interior of the workshop of E.W. Underwood. Two bicycles lean against a workbench. There are various hand tools hangin...

Photograph

Willow Hedge

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An album page with two photographs of a row of willow trees reflected in the mill pond (Montello Lake) behind the residence of E.W. Underwood. In the lower...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Montello High School, now used as a grade school.

Date: 1906 before

Description: Charles Richter, second from left, poses in front of a building at the top of the Montello granite quarry. His wife stands at the front of the group, weari...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman, identified as Mrs. Blore, is seated with two girls in a Montello church. The young girl at the cross could possibly be the photographer's daughter...

Postcard

Lake Puckaway

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sisters Lucy, left, and Jessie Underwood watch small waves on the shore of Lake Puckaway. Both are wearing large brimmed hats. There is a boat in the far b...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A view of the Montello granite quarry with Montello Lake in the background. The sign in the foreground reads, "J.T. Barrett Pays Highest Prices for Furs, M...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Date: 1926 

Description: View from shoreline of boat landing. A boy rows a boat nearby, and another boy fishes from a boat resting on the shoreline.

Photograph

Buffalo Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of lake, most likely Buffalo Lake, from Montello.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  

Description: View down Main Street.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Cary and Everetta Bass with their Christmas tree. Cary holds a toy horn; Everetta holds a doll.

Photograph

Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, wife of the photographer, standing in a room showing her long hair extending down her back.

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

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