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White River Bridge | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

White River Bridge

White River Bridge | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Stereograph of the view down the railroad tracks, with two men standing and one man sitting on the railing of the White River bridge, six miles south of Ashland. This bridge was part of the Wisconsin Central Railroad line, and was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water, making it one of the largest trestle bridges of its day.
DESCRIPTION
Stereograph of the view down the railroad tracks, with two men standing and one man sitting on the railing of the White River bridge, six miles south of Ashland. This bridge was part of the Wisconsin Central Railroad line, and was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water, making it one of the largest trestle bridges of its day.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:24322
Creation Date:circa 1885
Creator Name:Perkins, H. J.
City:Ashland
County:Ashland
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Perkins, H. J. (Harvey J.) : H.J. Perkins negatives and photographs, 1895
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Album 33.4A
Original Dimensions:3 x 3 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is one of many that was created for "Northern Wisconsin: A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker" (published in 1896). A promotional survey for the Wisconsin College of Agriculture by W.A. (William Arnon) Henry, Dean of the College.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Clothing and dress
Hats
Land use, Rural
Men
Outdoor photography
Railroad bridges
Railroad tracks

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