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Photograph

Zephyr Locomotive

Date:  date unknown

Description: The diesel-powered Zephyr passenger train of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on the tracks at the depot. The Zephyr was introduced at the Chicago...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dr. Jesse Rowley driving the buggy. Dr. Rowley was a co-founder of the Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The offices of the American Fur Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the "Capitol" excursion steamer pulled up to the bank of the Mississippi. The steamer has three or four decks, and elaborately detai...

Photograph

Boating

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five young boys pose in a rowboat near a large piece of driftwood. Another boat is docked at a pier along the shore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the west lawn at Villa Louis. Several trees and shrubs, a flag pole, and a swimming hole can be seen in the yard. A pontoon rail...

Date: 1928-09 

Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.

Map or Atlas

Railroad Plan

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Whittler puts huge trains across river

Date: 1936-6-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fishing nets and implements and boats along the shoreline of the Mississippi River, with buildings visible in the background.

Photograph

Buggy Ride

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Photograph

Trapeze Acrobats

Date: 1912 

Description: View from crowd of a pair of trapeze acrobats performing at a street fair.

Photograph

Boating

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two young boys sit in a rowboat along a lakeshore. A group of people in a boat are visible in the background along the opposite shore.

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