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Gates of Heaven Synagogue

Date: July 17 1971
Description: The moving of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue from West Washington Avenue to James Madison Park. Crowds line the streets, and a crane can be seen in the back...

P&H Type "O" Bridge with a Type "G" Trolley

Date: April 18 1913
Description: View near crane operator looking down on coal car near exterior of building. Pawling & Harnischfeger type "O" bridge crane with a type "G" trolley in a fou...

200 Block of State Street from West Johnson Street

Date: 1913
Description: View looking up the 200 block of State Street from West Johnson Street, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction. The bank on the left i...

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) and Construction of Present Capitol

Date: 1911
Description: Elevated view of the Fourth Capitol and dome under construction, while the north wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol remains standing on the right. T...

International 65 Payhauler in Quarry

Date: 1965
Description: Color photograph of an International 65 payhauler dump truck in a quarry with shovel.

Loading Rock from Quarry

Date: 1894
Description: Men loading rock from Saddle Mound quarry onto a St. Paul Railroad flat car.

International Motor Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1929
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features a color illustration of a truck at a wharf or dock with a large ship in the background.

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Demolition

Date: 1909
Description: Workmen posing on the partially demolished dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, together with the hoist used for removing salvaged materials. This d...

Excursion Steamer J.S.

Date: 1901
Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S. in the middle of the Mississippi River. The opposite shoreline is in the background.

Excursion Steamer J.S. Landing Passengers

Date: 1901
Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., landing passengers, taken between 1901 and 1910. Crowds are on riverbank and there are buildings in background. A cr...

Excursion Steamer J.S. Leaving for Winona

Description: View along shoreline of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., getting ready to leave for Winona. A crowd is watching from the landing. A crane on the fron...

Excursion Steamer Sidney

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Sidney, leaving Lansing, Iowa. Later named Washington. A crane on the front of the steamer is attached to a passeng...

Five Deck Excursion Steamer St. Paul and Alton Bridge

Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.

Demolition of Mapleside

Date: 1970
Description: Historic home on University Avenue being demolished. The home was replaced by Burger King, a fast-food, drive-in restaurant.

Army Mechanics and TD-14 Tractor

Date: 1941
Description: Military mechanics and TD-14 crawler tractor with a Hughes-Keenan Crane servicing a B-17 bomber in MacDill Field hanger. MacDill Field, now MacDill Army Ai...

Excavation for New York City Subway

Date: 1925
Description: View looking down at workers at work below street level, with cranes and International trucks excavating area for the future New York City subway. On the r...

International Harvester Tractors Loaded onto Railroad Cars

Date: 1941
Description: Elevated view of men loading hundreds of new Farmall B, Farmall A and International crawler tractors (TracTracTors) onto railroad cars with a crane outside...

Crane Operator at Milwaukee Works

Date: 1907
Description: A worker lifting a stationary gas engine frame with an overhead crane at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee...

Steam Crane Loading Lumber onto Railroad Car

Date: 1916
Description: Steam crane loading lumber onto a railroad car for use at an International Harvester sawmill.

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...

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