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Date: 1905 

Description: The Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium, where in 1903 Dr. W.B. Hopkins opened the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Wisconsin. Financial problems caused the...

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Superior Depot

Date: 1939-09-10 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the Central Avenue depot and the railroad crossing.

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The Freighter Magna

Date:  date unknown

Description: The freighter "Magna" in shipyard's icy waters with three tugboats in the foreground.

Date: 1953 

Description: This is a detailed map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, showing townships and township borders, numbered wards, roadways, and bodies of water. There are annot...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Barry Room, containing Sioux Indian relics, at the Douglas County Historical Museum.

Date: 1900 

Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamships "Moran," "Northwest," and "Northland."

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Central High School.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest by moonlight. Some trees show autumn color. There is a campfire on the shore with three Na...

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Bong P-38 Memorial

Date: 1950 

Description: An early view of the Richard Ira Bong Memorial - a P-38, although not a plane that Bong himself flew. The plane was acquired from the Air Force by the loca...

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Superior Refinery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards the Superior Refinery, which operated under the name Murphy Oil Corporation at another time.

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Davidson Windmill

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A windmill with eight vanes stands along an unpaved road. The mill was built by Jacob Davidson in 1904 to grind flour and livestock feed. Davidson hand-hew...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Ashton home, built in about 1853 or 1854.

Date: 1922 

Description: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey soil map of Wisconsin supplemented by promotional materials about the County's prospects, schools and agric...

Date: 1907 

Description: This map of Superior and the vicinity shows selected company properties, railroads, and roads in a portion of Douglas County. The map reads: "Copyrighted 1...

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Description: Cargill Elevators and Great Northern Yards.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Shows county system of roads which are surfaced, well graded, common, or unimproved, town roads, state trunk highways, town and village boundaries, schools...

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