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Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Men working on a wood block road.

Photograph

Sugar Factory

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Description: A steam locomotive moves along a set of railroad tracks near a sugar beet processing plant with a tall smokestack. There are several small outbuildings in...

Date: 1931 

Description: This manuscript map shows the Chippewa River watershed, including the Red Cedar or Menomonie River, Flambeau or Manitowish River, Jump River, Eau Claire Ri...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dam and hydroelectric power house, with a billowing smokestack and a crane in the background.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Wedding Feast

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Description: Some twenty members of the Harold Stafford wedding party and guests, seated and standing behind a table set for a meal, with food on many of the plates. Th...

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Description: The raised altar of the Episcopal Church, with potted palms sitting on the steps. Lilies in vases and candles are displayed on the altar. Elaborate woodwor...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of lumber raft and workers on the Chippewa River. In the background on the right are dwellings.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, stands in front of a draped curtain.

Date: 1903 

Description: Several hundred pallets of lumber stand in the C.L. & B. lumber yard, with an open field in the foreground and a wooded area in the background

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls taken from high ground.

Photograph

Capt. R.N. Conners

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Description: Studio portrait of Capt. R.N. Conners [or "Connors"], seated and wearing a uniform.

Date: 1908-05-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Yellow River Bridge. A horse-drawn wagon full of hay is crossing the bridge. Houses and trees can be seen on the far side of t...

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Description: Bridge Street, looking north, with commercial buildings lining both sides of the street, and numerous horses and buggies on the street, and many people sta...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This road map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, dates to around 1930. It shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, l...

Photograph

Hein's Logging Camp

Date: 1904 

Description: A man stands atop a sled load of logs drawn by two horses at Hein's Logging Camp. Several other men stand atop large pile of logs behind him. Snow lies on...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of high school.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs on either side of the street. Two women walk on the sidewalk. An American flag flies from the top of a bu...

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.
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