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Church in Cassville

Date: 1930
Description: Winter scene overlooking town, showing Baptist church in background.
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Worksheds at Walden

Date: 1941
Description: Worksheds filled with stacked logs and wagons at "Walden", the estate of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.
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Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Locomotive

Date: 1875
Description: Locomotive No. 75. Class H. Built 1850 by Schnectady Locomotive Works. Men are posed on and around the locomotive.
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Young Girls Playing with Dolls

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Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
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The "Boscobel"

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Description: The screw tug, "Boscobel" built in 1881, is at a wooden dock with cordwood stacked on deck inside her forward gangway, perhaps indicating that she burned w...
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Cutting Firewood with Farmall H Tractor

Date: 1950
Description: Two farmers cutting firewood with a belt-driven circular saw powered by a McCormick Farmall H tractor.
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Woman Chopping Wood

Date: June 1923
Description: Woman chopping wood on the farm of E.A. Bancroft.
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Farmer Cuts Firewood

Date: November 26 1923
Description: Farmer, possibly Walter Stange, cutting wood with a circular saw run by a 1 1/2 H.P. Type M McCormick-Deering gas engine.
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West Kentucky Coal Co. Booth

Date: September 16 1934
Description: West Kentucky Coal Co. booth featuring three buckets of WinterKing coal at the East Side Businessmen's Festival.
Book or Pamphlet

IHC Farm Engines Catalog Cover

Date: 1911
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC farm engines. Features a color illustration of a Titan tank-cooled skidded oil engine floating above a farmstead wi...
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Stoking the Fire

Date: 1950
Description: A man in work clothes gets ready to shove a log into the fire chamber of a boiler.
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Cutting Wood with W-4 Tractor

Date: 1950
Description: View towards two men cutting wood with a saw powered by a McCormick standard W-4 tractor.
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International Truck Loaded with Firewood

Date: 1950
Description: View across snow-covered ground towards a man loading logs for firewood(?) onto an International truck during winter.
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Wisconsin Central Railroad Depot

Date: 1880
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...
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Camping with an International Travelall

Date: 1971
Description: Color advertising photograph of a family singing by a campfire near a Travelall 1010 truck and a Mallard camper. A man is in the foreground chopping wood f...
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First Passenger Train at Merrill

Date: May 18 1885
Description: Elevated view of the first passenger train to arrive at Merrill, a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway train. The passengers are waiting on a platform an...
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Rail Yard at Depot

Date: 1895
Description: Railroad depot surrounded by stacked lumber for wood-burning locomotives. A few homes can be seen in the background.
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Folk Singer

Date: 1941
Description: Unidentified folk singer sitting on a stack of logs and holding a pipe. Possibly recorded in Waushara County in 1941, where many lumberjacks were recorded.
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Men Cut Firewood with Belt-Driven Saw

Date: August 08 1935
Description: Men cutting firewood with a belt-driven saw powered by a McCormick-Deering Farmall F-30 tractor on the farm of Spencer Johnson.
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Extended Family of Lars Davidson Reque in front Yard

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Description: View across bare ground towards a large extended family of 26 people who are sitting and standing along a fence in the front yard of a wood frame house; La...

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