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Warehouse

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of warehouse, which was formerly a five storied grain elevator. This building stood downstream from the Diamond Jo warehouse. The Mississippi Rive...

Photograph

Commercial Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois House from across the railroad tracks.

Photograph

People's State Bank

Date: 1923 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the People's State Bank decorated to honor the 250th anniversary of the discovery of the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Highway Bridge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Highway bridge over the Mississippi River, erected in 1931-1932. View looking west toward Iowa.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

New bridge likely in place of relic

Date: 1918-7-07

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1976 

Description: This map includes an index of streets, government and historic buildings, hospitals, schools, places of recreation, churches, cemeteries, and other miscell...

Date: 1922-6-11

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Whittler puts huge trains across river

Date: 1936-6-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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: 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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Prairie du Chien, Wis., ferry 93 years old

Date: 1929-8-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: This map is ink, color, and pencil on paper and shows streets, farm lots, and a church. Hand written notes appear at the bottom of the map and are very li...

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...

Postcard

Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.

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