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Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.
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Loggers Top Loading a Log Bobsled

Date: 1900
Description: Loggers using pulley to top load logs on horse-drawn bob sled.
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People on Sled

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Description: Elevated view of a group of people posing on and around horse-drawn sleds. There is a man on the porch of the building in the background.
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Modern Windsled

Date: May 1954
Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".
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Ice Fishing on Lake Superior

Date: 1942
Description: Two men and two boys standing on ice in front of a windsled. All four are holding lake trout.
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Windsled "Hurricane Hazel"

Date: 1946
Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.
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The Dream Sled

Date: 1955
Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...
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Transporting Parcels on Windsled

Date: 1954
Description: Elmer Nelson sorting through boxes of goods being transported on the "Dream Sled" windsled.
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The Dream Sled

Date: 1953
Description: This was the first boat & sled-type windsled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-E...
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Boat-Type Windsled

Date: 1957
Description: A boat-type windsled on frozen Lake Superior.
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Ski-Type Windsled

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Description: Enclosed wooden box windsled mounted on three skis, sitting on lake ice near the shore.
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Open Boat-Type Windsled

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Description: Man driving windsled on frozen Lake Superior. The windsled is an open boat fitted with an engine and rudder.
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Windsled near Pier

Date: February 1948
Description: Elevated view of the enclosed wind sled shaped like the Maybe, sitting on the ice with La Pointe dock on the left.
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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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Logging Crew

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Description: A Knapp, Stout & Company crew with J. Bracklin (in fur coat), logging superintendent.
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House on Bernard Court

Date: December 19 1936
Description: View across street towards a three-story house on Bernard Court. The address on the door reads "202," and a sled is leaning up against the wall near the fr...
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Crates of Horlick's Malted Milk Bound for Antarctica

Date: 1933
Description: Crates of Horlick's Malted Milk awaiting shipment to New Zealand for Adm. Richard E. Byrd's second Antarctic expedition. Huskie and dog sled in foreground...
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Chippewa Mother

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Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) mother with two children, one of whom is in a cradleboard, at the Lac du Flambeau reservation. This image is part of an exhibit about...
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Loaded Sled is Ready to Go

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Description: Dog sled loaded with luggage. Identified from left: first two unidentified; Mary Louise O'Brien Eldridge; Richard Eldridge; Margaret Russell; Gram Johnson...
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Cross Plains Railroad Station

Date: 1905
Description: View towards railroad station with a few passengers on the platform awaiting the arrival of the train. The locomotive is billowing smoke. Two horses stand...

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