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Oscar Mayer Freight Car

Date: August 31 1931
Description: Oscar Mayer refrigerated railroad freight car with "Oscar Mayer's Meats of Good Taste" advertisement on the side.
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Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad

Date: 1884
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
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Camp Randall

Date: May 1864
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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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...
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Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, signing autographs from a train car during a stopover in Madison.
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Iron Works

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Description: Elevated view of York Iron works. Large group of men posing in yard. The boardinghouse is on a hill in the far background. Early iron was mined at Mayville...
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Barnum Depot

Date: 1912
Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive arriving at the Barnum Depot.
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Railroad Car Ferry Workers

Date: August 23 1946
Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...
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Loading Rock from Quarry

Date: 1894
Description: Men loading rock from Saddle Mound quarry onto a St. Paul Railroad flat car.
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Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Depot

Date: 1909
Description: View across railroad tracks of a man and a dog posing on the platform in front of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul depot. In the background on the left...
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Turner House

Date: 1875
Description: Slightly elevated group portrait of men and women gathered around the Turner House, which was erected by John Turner to house railroad men and construction...
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Fire at Atlas Flour Mill

Date: December 11 1926
Description: Fire destroyed the Atlas Flour Mill, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Thirteen engine companies, six truck companies, and two fire boats fought the...
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The Arkansas and Other Boats at the Levee

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Description: The sternwheel packet, "Arkansas," next to a barge with other steamboats at the levee in Winona between 1870 and 1880. Railway cars are on a siding in the...
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Sidewheel Packet in Harbor

Date: 1873
Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...
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Workers Filling Railroad Cooling Car with Ice

Date: 1966
Description: Two workers filling a railroad cooling car with ice from an International truck at a railroad yard.
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McCormick-Deering All-Steel Threshers Loaded on Railroad Cars

Date: May 23 1925
Description: McCormick-Deering all-steel threshers loaded on railroad cars outside International Harvester's West Pullman Works (factory). The factory originally belong...
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Bay View Rolling Mill

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Description: Exterior of the Bay View Rolling Mill, Puddling Department, with workers posing outside the building. The men are standing near railroad tracks, and a few...
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Loading Boxes from International F/31 Truck into Refrigerated Railroad Car

Date: 1920
Description: Three men loading wooden crates from the back of an International Model F or 31 truck into a refrigerated railroad car.
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McCormick-Deering I-30 Tractor Pulling Miller Beer Railroad Car

Date: January 02 1934
Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor to attach railroad cars carrying Miller High Life beer.

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