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Island Resorts at the Wisconsin Dells

Date: July 1927
Description: Car parked underneath the entrance gate to the Island Resort at the Wisconsin Dells, 25 miles from the Dells on Highway 12-16 near Mauston. Entrance gate a...
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Highway Detour Sign

Date: 1920
Description: Detour sign posted by the Wisconsin Highway Commission, the predecessor of the Department of Transportation, in Manitowoc showing a confusing detour route...
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Sauk County Road

Date: 1920
Description: Loganville Road in Sauk County taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association. The photograph was meant to create a contrast between the new improved road...
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Improved Rural Road

Date: 1918
Description: Amery Road near New Richmond. The photograph was taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association probably as an illustration of the kind of improved roads t...
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International Truck Stuck in Sand

Date: December 08 1936
Description: Men gather around an International D-40 truck stuck in soft sand on a road along a shoreline.
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Hall's Resort on Chippewa Lake

Date: 1935
Description: View across road of an automobile parked next to a building that has a gasoline pump in front of it by the dirt road of County Trunk B. There is a hand-pai...
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International Atuo Wagon on a Rustic Road

Date: 1914
Description: Man driving three women in an International Auto Wagon(?) on scenic unpaved road. The truck has a dealer license plate mounted on the front. A steep hill,...
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Overhead Shot of International Auto Wagon on Scenic Road

Date: 1914
Description: Elevated view of a man driving three women in an International Auto Wagon(?) along a scenic unpaved road overlooking a valley. There is a guard fence on bo...
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Woman Driving International Model M Truck

Date: 1914
Description: Woman driving an International Model M truck with man in the passenger seat. The two are driving down a road, possibly overlooking a body of water.
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Man Driving International Truck on Dirt Road

Date: 1914
Description: Well-dressed man driving an International Model M truck along a rural dirt road lined with trees. There is a guard fence on the left side of the road.
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Man and Women Driving on Rural Road

Date: 1914
Description: Man driving three women in an International Model M truck on a rural road with a guard rail. In the background is a valley with a river and a bridge.
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Man and Women Driving on Rural Road

Date: 1914
Description: Man driving three women in an International Model M truck along a rural road. In the background is a valley with farm buildings, a river and a bridge.
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Madison Soap Box Derby Champion

Date: July 19 1936
Description: Eldon Raemisch, age 14, in his championship car, No. 32. The Madison Soap Box Derby was held on Wilson Street in 1936. Eldon's car was the heaviest...
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Overturned Automobile

Date: December 1926
Description: Two men standing by a guard rail along the side of a road to look at a snow-covered automobile resting on its side.
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Driving Safety

Date: July 1927
Description: Automobiles approaching a turn in a paved road with billboards on either side. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depart...
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Over the Hills and Just Beyond Lies the Beautiful City of Baraboo

Date: 1933
Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving to the left through trees, shrubs and bluffs. A dirt road can be seen to the left, and the sky is blue with a fe...
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Bridge Crossing Wisconsin River

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Description: Black and white postcard of an elevated view of the Old Covered Bridge crossing the Wisconsin River. The bridge appears on the left and the river on the ri...
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Greetings From Abbotsford, Wis.

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Description: Colorized postcard of a car coming down a road. There is a fence on the left near trees, and there are telephone poles in the background.
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Greetings From Brillion

Date: 1947
Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving between hills with trees in autumn color. There are flowers in the fields on both sides of the road. Text at foo...
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Lover's Lane

Date: 1912
Description: A bridge with both a wooden walkway for pedestrians and a dirt road for automobiles. Two men and a horse are standing on the other side of the bridge.

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