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Roundhouse and Wood Burning Locomotives

Date: 1878
Description: "The West Wisconsin Railway roundhouse at Eau Claire, ca. 1872. It was located about a mile north of the present Civic Center. Workmen in the foreground ar...
Map or Atlas

Barton, Washington County

Date: 1878
Description: Bird's-eye view of Barton.
Map or Atlas

Map of Wood County

Date: 1878
Description: Plat map of Wood County.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Chilton, Wisconsin

Date: 1878
Description: Bird's-eye map of Chilton with insets of points of interest, including P.H. Becker's Brewery, Chilton House, and Gutheil's Block.
Map or Atlas

Panoramic View of Kewaskum, Washington Co., Wis. Looking to the North East

Date: 1878
Description: Bird's-eye map of Kewaskum.
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Dome

Date: 1878
Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Maintenance

Date: 1878
Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...
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Santa Claus and New Year

Date: 1878
Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) and Dome

Date: 1878
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared after the completion of the dome in 1869. At that time only the dome and the upper stories can be seen above the...
Print

Milwaukee, Lake Shore, & Western Railroad Pass

Date: 1878
Description: Pass #497 issued for free travel during the year 1878 by the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad.
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Family in front of Home

Date: 1878
Description: A family sits around a table with a cloth, vases and other objects on it. The man on the left is wearing a top hat and a flower in his lapel. The two women...
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Family and their Home

Date: 1878
Description: A family sits around a table with a stereoscope on it. An upright and wing frame house with a stone foundation is behind them. The woman has a large doll l...
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Farmyard with Implements

Date: 1878
Description: Family in farmyard with farm implements, including a grain seeder and a threshing machine. Men are standing on top of hay in a wagon. Farm buildings and...
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People on Wagon in front of Barn

Date: 1878
Description: People are sitting in a horse-drawn wagon and standing next to farm machinery, including a dump rake and a hay mower. A barn is behind them.
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Family in Carriages with Barn

Date: 1878
Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...
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Distant View of Field and Farmstead

Date: 1878
Description: View through a field with barns and a house surrounded by fences.
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Boys in Grain Field near Farmstead

Date: 1878
Description: Boys in field with shocks of grain, foreground, with log buildings and farmstead in background.
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Family Playing Croquet near Farmstead

Date: 1878
Description: A family is posed in farmstead front yard playing croquet and looking at a farmer on a horse-drawn sulky cultivator in cornfield.
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Family and Carriage

Date: 1878
Description: This image is one of many taken by Dane County photographer Andreas Larsen Dahl. Many of them depict family posed in front of their homes wearing their bes...
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Family Posed with Carriage near Farmstead

Date: 1878
Description: People in farmyard on horse-drawn wagon with surrounding people standing or on horseback. Barn in background is wood frame with diagonal boards. Note als...

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