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Whaleback Steamer "Christopher Columbus"

Description: Colorized view depicting the passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," approaching the East Water Street Bridge. Caption reads: "Whaleback Steame...
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View of the City of Two Rivers, Wis.

Date: 1879
Description: Bird's-eye map of Two Rivers.

Drawbridge from Menekaunee Dock

Date: 1908
Description: View from dock toward the drawbridge. Caption reads: "Drawbridge from Menekaunee Dock, Marinette, Wis."

Pontoon Railway Bridge, West Draw

Date: 1873
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 39...

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 07 13 1915
Description: Looking south from Wells Street. A boat travels along the Milwaukee River in the foreground. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First Na...

Grand Avenue Bascule Bridge

Date: 1905
Description: View along the river, with a raised bridge with a steamboat passing through. The river lined by buildings on both sides. A clocktower is in the background....

Grand Avenue Buscule Bridge

Date: 1904
Description: Colored view of the river lined with buildings. The drawbridge is raised as a steamboat is passing through. There is a clocktower in the background. Captio...

Wells Street Bridge

Date: 1938
Description: Elevated view of a tugboat pulling a lake steamer on the Milwaukee River under an open drawbridge near the Electric Company.

K & I Drawbridge

Description: View of K&I Drawbridge during its first opening. Published by Bruno Knoefel & Son.

Pontoon Railway Bridge, East Draw

Date: 1873
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien and McGregor, Iowa. The East Draw ...

Washington Street Bridge

Date: 1934
Description: View of a drawbridge in a business district. Stone structures are at each corner. Automobiles are in the street. Caption reads: "Washington Street Bridge, ...


Date: 1960
Description: Drawbridge over the Wisconsin River with the lift mechanism on the left.

State Street Bridge

Date: 1920
Description: Text on front reads: "State Street Bridge, Racine, Wis." A large ship is traveling under the State Street drawbridge. Buildings and docks are on both sides...

Sturgeon Bay Drawbridge Spanning

Date: 1955
Description: Text on reverse reads: "Sturgeon Bay Drawbridge Spanning, Sturgeon Bay Canal, Sturgeon Bay, Wis." Traffic is backed up as a ship passes through the span of...

Arrowhead Bridge

Date: 1942
Description: Text on front reads: "Arrowhead Bridge, Duluth-Superior Harbor. The bridge connected Superior, Wisconsin, with Duluth, Minnesota, over the St. Louis River....

Duluth and Superior Bridge

Date: 09 05 1906
Description: Text on front reads: "Duluth and Superior Bridge, in Length of Draw, Second in the World." Also called the Interstate Bridge, it was opened in July 1897. A...

Steamer "Le Fevre" Coming Through Bridge

Date: 04 01 1907
Description: Text on front reads: "Steamer 'Le Fevre' Coming Through Bridge, Winneconne, Wis." A steamer passes through the "lost through truss swing bridge" over the W...

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