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Wisconsin State Fair Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.
Photograph

Middleton Railroad Crossing

Date: 1873
Description: Elevated view of several men, some of whom may be railroad workers, posing in front of a Minnesota and St. Paul wood-burning engine at a train crossing. Th...
Photograph

Schlitz Train Celebrating End of Prohibition

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...
Photograph

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...
Photograph

Lumber Camp

Date: 
Description: Elevated view of lumber camp with loggers posing in front of a train loaded with logs.
Photograph

Fitchburg Depot

Date: 1923
Description: Railway depot and railyard.
Photograph

W.J. Hyland Plumbing Truck

Date: 1920
Description: Ford truck of Madison plumber W.J. Hyland parked outdoors.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Marinette

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

Chicago, Milwaukee, and Saint Paul Depot

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior shot of the Blue River depot. Five men are standing outside the building. There is a Wells Fargo cart on the platform.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1908
Description: Colored map encompassing all of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background and Lake...
Photograph

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...
Photograph

Railroad Construction Crew

Date: October 27 1936
Description: Railroad construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking west up the 400 and 500 blocks of East Wilson Street.
Map or Atlas

A Bird's-Eye View of the City of Ashland, Wis. County Seat of Ashland Co.

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1886
Description: This map shows U.S. land offices, completed railroads, railroad land grant limits, lakes, rivers, and Indian reservations. Communities, lakes, and rivers a...
Photograph

Railroad Construction Crew

Date: October 27 1936
Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.
Map or Atlas

Sectional Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1874
Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, state, county, and town boundaries, as well as railroads completed, in progress, and contemplated. The map includes a color d...
Poster

Farmall Tractor Advertising Poster

Date: 1928
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering Farmall tractors showing a map of the United States with trains speeding in all directions from Illinois. Bears th...
Photograph

Scrapbook Page - Bridge and Canoes

Date: 1900
Description: A scrapbook page containing two images; one of a train passing over a trestle bridge and the other of two rowing canoes.
Poster

The Burning of Chicago

Date: 1871
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Sun Prairie

Date: 1890
Description: Color plat map of Sun Prairie.

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