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Tire Factory Interior

Date: 1919
Description: Elevated interior view of the Boone Tire Factory. Men are lined up along a wall with open windows. They are each using a stand to hold a wheel while wrappi...
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Early Power Boat Used for Fishing

Date: 1900
Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...
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Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869
Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...
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Loggers in Bateaux

Date: 1900
Description: Log driving crew on river in five bateaux. In the background on the left is a bridge.
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Margery Bish Hanging Clothes on Clothesline

Date: 1890
Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.
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Turn of the Century Street Scene

Date: 1900
Description: Horse-drawn wagons, including a water wagon, stand on a street next to a broad sidewalk in a commercial district. The storefronts of P.L. McQuillan and Con...
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Chippewa Falls from the South Side

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Description: Elevated view from south side of the Chippewa River, with a bridge crossing it and buildings on both sides of the river. A bluff rises on the far side of t...
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J.A. Taylor Steamer #1

Date: 1905
Description: Fire department steamer #1 fire engine, named after hotel proprietor J.A. Taylor.
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Breaking Log Jam on Chippewa River

Date: 1903
Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...
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Wanigan and Bateau on the Chippewa River

Date: 1896
Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...
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Log Drive at Jim Falls

Date: 1909
Description: Men in bateaux for the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's log drive on the Chippewa River at Jim Falls.
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Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1895
Description: Buildings and grounds of the Leinenkugel Brewery. There are beer wagons in the yard, chickens along a wooden walkway, and men on a horse-drawn wagon near a...
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Chippewa Falls Riverfront

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Description: Elevated view of the riverfront, railroad tracks, and river, "as viewed from Joseph McGuire's."
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Department Store Interior

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Description: Several men and women standing inside a department store next to tables piled with bolts of fabric. The store has a pressed tin ceiling.
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H.S. Allen Homestead

Date: 1900
Description: View from road of exterior of house on the H.S. Allen homestead. The house has a widow's walk and a wrap-around porch. There are many large trees on the pr...
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Big Falls on the Flambeau River

Date: 1900
Description: Big Falls, looking down the Flambeau River. There are large boulders in the foreground and patches of ice in the river.
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Chippewa Shoe Company

Date: 1900
Description: The square, four-story brick Chippewa Shoe Company building, located at the intersection of Bay Street and River Street looking North. There is a fire esca...
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Duncan Creek

Date: 1905
Description: Duncan Creek with McDonnell High School and a church in the background.
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Glen and Star's Mill

Date: 1900
Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...
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Hoenig Brothers Store

Date: 1900
Description: Hoenig Brothers & Co. two-story hardware and undertaking storefront. A man stands to the left of the building.

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