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Description: Elevated view of the railroad depot taken from the wooden shake roof of a building. On the right are railroad tracks, depot buildings, grain storage and a...
Description: Mechanic reconditioning a used truck at an International Harvester dealership(?). The man is applying top dressing to the roof of the truck.
Description: A man unloads bags of laundry from the back of an International D-2 panel truck owned by Baxter Laundry. The truck is parked near a hangar and inside is an...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students stand on a Lake Mendota pier watching others swim.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.
Description: Elevated view looking north towards Menomonie, the Knapp, Stout and Company lumber mills.
Description: General line catalog color illustration of a Buckeye Central States drop tongue farm wagon. Various individual wagon parts are also pictured along with ex...
Description: "Famous Schreiner's Restaurant of Fond du Lac had this sign on Highway 41 forty-five years ago."
Description: A stage station en route from the railroad to Fort Duchesne, Utah, an example of accommodations for travelers. Agent Mytor stands in the doorway.
Date: 1973 ca.
Description: A man opens the driver's side door of an International Cargostar truck carrying a piece of construction equipment at what appears to be a building site.
Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...
Description: View across street of the Bettinger Store, with men standing on the sidewalk in front near a truck parked at the curb. Further down the street is a gas pum...
Description: View down a Petrograd (St. Petersburg) street with the Church of the Resurrection in the background.
Description: Iowa Beef Packers, later IBP, revolutionized the meat industry during the 1960s by introducing numerous innovations. The use of low wage workers led to con...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Water Tower located on East Washington Avenue.
Description: Street view at sunrise, looking uphill towards commercial buildings.
Date: 1987 ca.
Description: This map shows federal highways, state or county highways, rivers, lakes, town roads, township boundaries, county boundaries, national or state forest, loo...
Description: Elevated view over dam and waterfall of a man in a bathing suit walking in the placid and shallow water above the dam. Behind him a boat is tethered along...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Two men and a woman pose on a wooden sidewalk in front of a bicycle livery with three bicycles. An awning is folded above the storefront, and signs and mer...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of Kennedy's Pack Train, about to cross the Chena River. The pack train carried large amounts of gold dust taken from creeks.
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