Fremont Railroad Station | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Fremont Railroad Station

Fremont Railroad Station | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Men at a railroad station awaiting the arrival of a train in Fremont (later Pray). There is snow on the ground. Two men are standing on a hand-powered rail cart on the railroad tracks. Some of the men waiting for the train are carrying tools. A sign for the Western Union Telegraph Office is on the building on the left. The building on the right has a Post Office sign above the door.
DESCRIPTION
Men at a railroad station awaiting the arrival of a train in Fremont (later Pray). There is snow on the ground. Two men are standing on a hand-powered rail cart on the railroad tracks. Some of the men waiting for the train are carrying tools. A sign for the Western Union Telegraph Office is on the building on the left. The building on the right has a Post Office sign above the door.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:90600
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Van Schaick, Charles
City:Pray
County:Jackson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Van Schaick, Charles : Charles Van Schaick photographs and negatives, circa 1880-circa 1940
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(V24)1712
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is part of a larger collection of over 6,000 negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He was the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of small-town, Wisconsin life.
SUBJECTS
Moustache
Outdoor photography
Postal service
Signs and signboards
Carriages and carts
Railroad stations
Railroad tracks
Snow
Offices
Clothing and dress
Coats
Hats
Work clothes
Barrels
Implements, utensils, etc.
Tools
Cities and towns
Industrial buildings
Beards
Men

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