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Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view of lumber raft and workers on the Chippewa River. In the background on the right are dwellings.
Description: A studio portrait of Company C of the Wisconsin National Guard in uniform.
Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.
Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows an addition. The map was surveyed and platted for B.G. Proctor, president, and George Peterson, secretary, of the Corne...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Plant. Plank side in foreground.
Description: View from below Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River.
Description: Memohead of Seymour's Bank in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building, including people coming and going on the sidewalk...
Description: Exterior of Cornell High School.
Description: This 1873 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, which at the time also encompassed all or part of Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties, shows the township...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...
Description: This map shows plat of town, land ownership by name, city limits, section boundaries, wards, local roads, railroads, parks, fairgrounds, cemeteries, locati...
Description: View across river of several houses and other buildings standing at the edge of the Chippewa River. One building has stilts supporting the back porch over...
Description: Tom Cummings, wearing a suit and cravat, stands holding the reins of his saddled horse, who is wearing a ribbon reading "1st Premium."
Description: View down retail street. Cars are parked along the curbs. The stores include: Victrola's dealer, a cafe, a recreation parlor, a restaurant, a clothing stor...
Description: View across yard of a storm-damaged farmhouse. In the foreground is an overturned automobile. The windows of the house have been blown out and the roof has...
Description: View from hill looking down on a group of log cabins inhabited by "dam tenders" on the shore of the icebound Chippewa River. A logging dam in is in the rig...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fire department steamer #1 fire engine, named after hotel proprietor J.A. Taylor.
Description: Log jam at Big Eddy on the Chippewa River during the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company log drive.
Date: date unknown
Description: Dam and bridge near Chippewa Falls looking across the river towards a few buildings on the opposite bank.
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