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W.J. Hyland Plumbing Truck

Date: 1920
Description: Ford truck of Madison plumber W.J. Hyland parked outdoors.
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Railroad Tunnel

Date: 1924
Description: View from railroad tracks through covered railroad tunnel in hill. A sign on a telephone pole on the right says, "Private Property / Thoroughfare / Keep Of...
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Railroad Depot

Date: 1925
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
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Street Scene

Date: 1922
Description: View down main street with storefronts on both sides, with large power lines along the sidewalks stretching into the distance, and a hill in the background...
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Bank of La Farge

Date: 1921
Description: Exterior view of the Bank of La Farge from street.
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Texaco Station

Date: August 07 1929
Description: Bondi & Sachtjen Texaco service station, 1462 E. Washington Avenue at Thornton Avenue, with Fuller & Johnson buildings in the background.
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Atomic Plant Demonstration

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Description: Elevated view of a demonstration of a nuclear reactor driven energy plant.
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Nuclear Plant Control Room

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Description: The operator of a nuclear plant sits in the control room.
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St. Paul Ice Carnival Parade

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Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival; royal family equipages in street parade with crowd lining street. Real estate agency and laundry on right. Power lines overhead.
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St. Paul Ice Carnival Toboggan Slide

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Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival, Toboggan Slide in Palace Grounds. People grouped to the side of toboggan tracks, on stairs and at the top of slide. Two toboggans wi...
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Milwaukee down Broadway from Mason Street

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Description: Elevated view down Broadway from Mason Street showing buildings, horse-drawn vehicles, and power lines.
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West Water Street Traffic

Date: 1885
Description: Elevated view of West Water Street from Grand Avenue of horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, buildings, storefronts and power lines.
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Kilbourn Dam Powerhouse

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Description: Interior view from balcony of Kilbourn Dam Powerhouse. Four men stand at the balcony railing near stairs that lead to the ground floor. Another man stands...
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Strike!

Date: February 20 1963
Description: Union members of Local 317 in Milwaukee strike outside the Electric Co.'s N. Edison Street plant. It was a very cold night.
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Baltimore Street Scene with Billboards

Date: March 05 1929
Description: Sherwood Avenue lined with parked cars and billboards advertising "Esso," "Miller Bros." restaurant, "Wrigley's" chewing gum, "Koester's Honey Bread" and o...
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Soldiers with Military Trucks

Date: August 29 1918
Description: U.S. soldiers standing in a street with military trucks parked along a curb near the McCormick Works. The truck bodies were likely built under military con...
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Trolley Car Pulling Flat Car Carrying McCormick Binder and Mower

Date: 1899
Description: Group of people posing on a trolley car, which is pulling a flat car loaded with a McCormick grain binder and mower as part of an event culminating the "Cr...
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Street Corner

Date: July 05 1965
Description: Street corner with gasoline station, 7-Up sign in front of restaurant next door, and several storefronts across the street.
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) from Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1898
Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...
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Power House Excavation

Date: May 05 1919
Description: Workers preparing the power house for the addition of a 1250 k.w. turbo generator. A man in the foreground is taking a drink of water from a pail. Benham w...

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