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Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Postcard

Narrows Bridge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Narrows Bridge with a group of people beside it in a boat.

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: Man sharpening a scythe blade in a field of timothy hay. Another man stands near him in the field, and in the far background a man sits in a buggy with a t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of several buildings in Prairie Farm.

Photograph

Long Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the dam and cottages at Long Lake. The structures are made of wood, with outbuildings visible in the foreground. Tree-covered hills stand in th...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Rice Lake with a lumber yard in the foreground, a railroad and Rice Lake at left.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph postcard of three boys, two with fishing poles, at Lightning Creek.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Bear Lake, with surrounding forests and farms.

Postcard

Railroad Station

Date: 1908 

Description: Black and white postcard of a railroad station across from the Hotel Wells. Railroad tracks run between them, disappearing into the distance. There are tre...

Date: 1884 

Description: Like many early settlements of southeastern Wisconsin, Clinton was founded in 1836 by Yankees--imigrants from New England and New York.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of The Cumberland Hotel. The hotel opened in March of 1891 and was demolished in 1965.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Island City surrounded by the waters of Beaver Dam Lake, and by a vacation and recreation area that includes some fifty lakes within a r...

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View of Carnegie Library on the corner of South Main Street and West Messenger, Rice Lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of fish altered to create an imaginary new species of fish, the Owl-eyed Ripple Skipper. Its apparent features include short fangs, a rounded b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Barron Co. Bank is on the corner on the left, with storefronts lining the street going off to the right. Most of the buildings have awnings over the entran...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View from street of St. Mary's Catholic Church, located three blocks north of the business district.

Date: 1935 

Description: A ribes eradication crew that was part of the white pine blister rust effort in a Barron County forest. The caption indicates that the crew, which was com...

Photograph

Park House Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Park House Hotel (called the Commercial House before 1888), which burned down in 1892.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: This 1901 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams.

Photograph

Knapp Stout and Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Knapp Stout and Co. flour mill. The mill was built in 1880 and was destroyed by a fire in 1911.

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