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Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated panoramic view of buildings in Stanley.

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Carnegie Library

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Description: View from street of a Carnegie Library, a stone building on a low hill.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: F.G. and C.A. Stanley Manufacturing Company office and lumberyard.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls from the south side of the river below the falls. The image includes the Sheely House Tavern, railway buildings, box cars, a train with five...

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Four-Horse Log Load

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Description: Numerous men stand on and around a large pile of logs and a sled stacked with logs pulled by four horses at the C & M Ry Company's camp. There is snow on t...

Date: 1927 

Description: View down middle of metal bridge across the Cornell Flowage. Across the lake, there is the pulpwood stacker on the left and a water tower on the right near...

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E. Rutledge

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Description: Waist-up studio portrait of E. Rutledge. He has white hair, a moustache and beard, and is wearing a plaid suit and cravat.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the river beneath the bridge on the Chippewa River. On the far shoreline are billboards. One advertises for "J.R. Sharp Hardware." Men a...

Date: 1927 

Description: Rustic, log cabin gas station in Chippewa Falls with a traveler's vehicle being filled with gasoline. It is not clear if the young woman in overalls is a p...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, wearing a heavy hooded coat.

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Date: 1903 

Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...

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Description: Interior view of the Chippewa Falls Library. There is a large open area with a librarian's desk with card trays on the right. A card catalog is in the spac...

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River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls shows the city of Chippewa River, city limits, roads, highways, fair grounds, and parks.

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Log Driving Crew

Date: 1905 

Description: Log driving crew for the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company. Crew members are in the process of breaking a jam at the Big Eddy. One of the men is carrying a yo...

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Outdoor Meeting

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Description: About two dozen men sit in chairs and on stumps in a clearing in a wooded area, having a meeting.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of eight members of the Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. The portrait was taken in front of tw...

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