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Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.
Date: date unknown
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: Wisconsin threshing crew, with steam operated tractor, in Buffalo county.
Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: River view of Alma.
Date: 1902 after
Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...
Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Mill near Modena, formerly called the Modena Roller Mills. The first mill was built in 1865 (now torn down).
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.
Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.
Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.
Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...
Mississippi River Town
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