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Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1909 

Description: This map shows vacant Wisconsin Central Ry. lands, settlers houses, lands sold by Wisconsin Central Ry., schools, churches, saw mills, and roads; also show...

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Junior Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light uniforms or...

Photograph

Steamboat "Fashion"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.

Photograph

Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Date: 1913 

Description: A couple strolling down the main road, through the woods, to the mission on Madeline Island.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Boathouse, dock and boat at Devils Island Light Station. Bill Baker, Elsie Tough, and Captain Angus.

Date: 1978 

Description: A student using an engine lathe in an auto mechanics class at Indianhead Technical Institute. He is wearing safety glasses, jeans and an Ashland wrestling...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Bridge Crossing

Date:  

Description: Dr. W.T. Rinehart, a prominent Ashland physician and surgeon, with Mrs. Rinehart and a sister, in an automobile crossing a small log bridge, probably over...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...

Date: 1949 

Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Gas pump and automobile next to a tavern on county Road D near Clam Lake.

Photograph

Some Snow

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.

Postcard

Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."

Postcard

Town Motel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the yellow and brown Town Motel and parking lot.

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...

Date: 1948-12 

Description: Two men docking a ferry boat at La Pointe in December. Ferry service closed two days after this photograph was taken.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

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