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Train Wreck

Date: July 1927
Description: On-lookers survey a wreck on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway.
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Demolition Train

Date: 1902
Description: Elevated view of a locomotive collision at the Wisconsin State Fair. This was a much advertised spectacle.
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Train Wreck

Date: 1900
Description: Derailed locomotive and coal car. Wreck on the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, locomotive #287, in the vicinity of Black River Falls.
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Train Wreck

Date: March 20 1956
Description: Elevated view of railroad cars laying across and around railroad tracks while workers look on and contemplate how to clean up the massive mess caused by th...
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Oliver Chilled Plow Works Advertisement

Date: 1883
Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...
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Milwaukee Harvester Company Catalog

Date: 1895
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...
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Truck Wreck

Date: June 22 1935
Description: A crowd of people viewing the remains of a Keystone Fuel & Material Co. truck after it was crushed by a Milwaukee Road train, near the Brittingham Park cro...
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Damaged Truck

Date: June 22 1935
Description: A Keystone Fuel & Material Co. truck after it was crushed by a Milwaukee Road train near the Brittingham Park crossing, Greenbush. Thomas Haney, truck driv...
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Car Wreck, East Johnson Street

Date: August 27 1934
Description: Two men are looking at a damaged automobile belonging to Elmer Meixner, DeForest, after a collision with a Milwaukee Road train at the East Johnson Street...
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Body of H.C. Townley, Killed by Train

Date: August 10 1934
Description: A large group of people stands around the covered body of H.C. Townley, Oregon school teacher, killed by a Milwaukee Road freight train, at the University...
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Crowd at Accident Scene

Date: March 23 1934
Description: Crowd standing on the Thornton Avenue bank of the Yahara River at the Milwaukee Road railroad bridge looking at a car-train accident scene where Mrs. Clark...
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Crowd at Accident Scene

Date: March 23 1934
Description: Crowd standing on the Thornton Avenue bank of the Yahara River at the Milwaukee Road railroad bridge looking at a car-train accident scene where Mrs. Clark...
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Train-Car Crash Scene

Date: March 05 1933
Description: Train-car crash scene. Shows demolished automobile and large group of onlookers at Milwaukee Road, Fair Oaks railroad crossing. The driver, Miss Lena Schmi...
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Bus and Streetcar Accident

Date: October 01 1932
Description: Bus and streetcar accident at Regent Street and Mills Street, looking north on Mills.
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Bus and Street Railroad Accident

Date: October 01 1932
Description: Bus and street railroad accident at Regent and Mills Streets looking east along Regent Street. The DuBois service station at 1 N. Mills Street is in the ba...
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Truck and Train Crash

Date: November 05 1930
Description: People looking at the train cars and undamaged front end of the Wisconsin Telephone Company truck involved in the Milwaukee Road passenger train-truck acci...
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Train Wreck

Date: September 09 1881
Description: Wreck of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha railroad line on the Teegarten farm near Menomonie. Dead cows are in the foreground.
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Train Wreck

Date: June 21 1900
Description: Wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Little Rapids. A group of men and boys are viewing the damage to the locomotive.
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Train Wreck

Date: 1914
Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...
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Train Wreck

Date: May 18 1948
Description: Elevated view of wreck of a Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad freight train. The derailment is so severe that the train station has been knocked off...

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