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Description: When the East End Co-op Service Station opened in 1940 at the corner of Sixth Avenue and East Front Street, the owners announced, "Our new, modern equipmen...
Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.
Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Five ladies and one man standing on Old Mission Dock holding picnic baskets and umbrellas. The ladies with umbrellas are from left: Mrs. Ross, Mrs. Ervine,...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.", while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.
Date: 1885-09-04 before
Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...
Description: Elevated view of students from the Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light or white clothing...
Date: date unknown
Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.
Description: A couple strolling down the main road, through the woods, to the mission on Madeline Island.
Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Melody Haven Tavern near Clam Lake. A man is standing next to a stone wall surrounding a parking lot.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.
Description: Elevated view of students from the Superior East High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching...
Date: 1904 before
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...
Description: La Pointe Light on Long Island (Apostle Islands), Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...
Description: Boathouse, dock and boat at Devils Island Light Station. Bill Baker, Elsie Tough, and Captain Angus.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Winter scene with snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.
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