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Dedication of Wisconsin's First Expressway

Date: September 04 1958
Description: Dedication of Wisconsin's first expressway, a seven-mile stretch of Interstate Highway I-94 in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Presiding at the ribbon-cutting...

Train on Railroad Bridge

Date: 1890
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...

Tight Squeeze

Description: Large steamship squeezing through an open bridge.

White Bass Run

Date: 1942
Description: People fishing for bass off dock.

Loggers in Bateaux

Date: 1900
Description: Log driving crew on river in five bateaux. In the background on the left is a bridge.

Town View near Bridge

Date: 1907
Description: Buildings and storefronts in town near bridge and river.
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Bird's-Eye View of Marinette

Date: 1881
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marinette, with insets.

Train Crossing a Bridge

Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River.

Construction on Bridge

Date: 1910
Description: Construction gang at work on the Wisconsin River Bridge.

Aerial View of New Butler

Date: January 1934
Description: Aerial view of New Butler, in Waukesha County.

Walk to Lake from Coole Park Manor

Date: 1915
Description: Boardwalk bridge through the woods leading to Lake Superior from Coole Park Manor.

Dodge and Stevenson Advertising Poster

Date: 1871
Description: Advertising poster for the Dodge improved combined self raking reaper and mower featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer on the machine pull...

Soldiers' Grove

Date: 1905
Description: View of Soldiers' Grove with a bridge in the foreground.

Town from Across a River

Date: 1870
Description: View from shoreline over river towards the town.

Yahara River below Williamson Street

Date: 1908
Description: A view of the Yahara River below Williamson Street.
Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien Bird's-Eye Map

Date: 1870
Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...

Kickapoo River Bridge

Description: View down a metal bridge over the Kickapoo River showing a truck parked on the far side of the bridge. A man and a boy are standing at the rail of the brid...

Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917
Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.

Oshkosh Harbor

Date: 1855
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of the Oshkosh harbor, showing the bridge over the Fox River and several moored sailing vessels.

View of Oshkosh Harbor

Date: 1855
Description: Half plate daguerreotype, with view across water of the Oshkosh, Wisconsin harbor showing the bridge over the Fox River. Moored on the opposite shore are t...

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