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Men Laying Railroad Track

Description: Lumber workers laying railroad tracks through the woods.

Steam Locomotive Pulling Crane at Hawkins Mine

Date: 1945
Description: Steam locomotive moving an overhead crane used to lay rails for International Harvester's Hawkins Mine. One man is standing on the right, and another man i...

Crane Laying Rails for Hawkins Mine

Date: 1945
Description: Workers and a steam railroad crane laying rails for International Harvester's Hawkins Mine.

Stock Certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company

Date: July 17 1857
Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Wisconsin Central Pile Driver Car

Date: 1907
Description: Wisconsin Central locomotive No #50 and pile driver No #2 working near Owen. Men stand on and around the tracks.

Narrow Gauge Railroad

Date: 1900
Description: Group of men transferring bodies of a standard gauge box car (of the Wisconsin Coal Co.) to the narrow gauge tracks of the Fond du Lac, Amboy & Peoria Rail...

Bridge over Wolf River

Date: 1907
Description: View from shoreline of men standing on the bridge over west branch of the Wolf River. They are constructing the Wisconsin & Northern railroad bridge.

Railroad Construction

Date: 1890
Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Pile-Pontoon Railroad Bridge

Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...

First Train

Date: May 03 1948
Description: Elevated view of a Chicago and Northwestern passenger train, which is the first across a new bridge in Sheboygan. There is a group of people standing near...

Tunnel at Tunnel City

Description: View down railroad tracks towards a group of construction workers posed near the east portal of the railroad tunnel near Tunnel City.

Railroad Bridge under Construction

Description: A Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway bridge under construction.

Building the Central Railway Tunnel

Date: December 23 1895
Description: Horse-drawn implement makes a cut at a crossing where the tunnel will be made for the Wisconsin Central Railway.

Wisconsin Central Railway Construction

Date: December 11 1895
Description: View of the construction area of the Wisconsin Central Railway, looking southeast at Shipyard Point with workers and a team of horses.
Map or Atlas

Railroad Plan

Date: 1870
Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.

Erecting Pile Driver for Railroad Extension to Dam Site

Date: 1911
Description: Workers erecting a steam driven pile driver while others survey for the railroad extension from the village of Prairie du Sac to the dam site on the Wiscon...

Pile Driver at Work on Railroad Extension from Prairie du Sac to Dam Site

Date: April 1911
Description: Workmen pose on a steam-powered pile driver at work at the north end of the slough on the Wisconsin River. The railroad was extended from the village to th...

Beginning of High Water at Power Dam

Date: October 07 1911
Description: Elevated view of the rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad...

High Water at Prairie du Sac Dam

Date: October 11 1911
Description: Elevated view of high water on the Wisconsin River which has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in f...
Book or Pamphlet

Camden Depot Sketch

Date: October 19 1847
Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.

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