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Star Lake

Date: 1900
Description: Star Lake, Arbor Vitae Township, with the railroad tracks of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway on right and lake on the left.
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Oscar Mayer Freight Car

Date: August 04 1931
Description: Oscar Mayer refrigerated railroad freight car with "Oscar Mayer's Meats of Good Taste" advertisement on the side.
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Log Hauling Train

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Description: Train pulling a long load of logs through the woods. Horses replaced oxen teams and are used along with wood burning trains to haul logs.
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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works

Date: May 04 1886
Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...
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Milk Strike

Date: January 10 1934
Description: Milk strikers and a pile of empty milk cans next to railroad tracks. Bill Nemeth (left) is pouring out milk in an attempt to create a shortage that would r...
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Iron Works

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Description: Elevated view of York Iron works. Large group of men posing in yard. The boardinghouse is on a hill in the far background. Early iron was mined at Mayville...
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Middleton Railroad

Date: 1873
Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...
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Chicago and North Western Railroad Passenger Station

Date: 1909
Description: View across railroad tracks of the original Chicago and North Western Railroad passenger station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street. A large cro...
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Fitchburg Depot

Date: 1923
Description: Railway depot and railyard.
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Fitchburg Depot and Train

Date: 1910
Description: Winter scene of Fitchburg depot with train at platform, and a group of men and women waiting outdoors.
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Quitting Time at McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...
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Railroad Damage at the Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
Description: Fire destruction near railroad tracks after Peshtigo fire. There are wheel carriages from destroyed boxcars on and near the tracks
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Bell Center Depot

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Description: Exterior view of a locomotive at the Bell Center depot. Men stand on the platform.
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Bell Center Depot

Date: 1916
Description: Exterior view of the Bell Center depot with five men posing on the platform.
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Barnum Depot

Date: 1912
Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive arriving at the Barnum Depot.
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Railroad Tunnel

Date: 1924
Description: View from railroad tracks through covered railroad tunnel in hill. A sign on a telephone pole on the right says, "Private Property / Thoroughfare / Keep Of...
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Barnum Depot

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Description: View from along railroad tracks of a train arriving at the depot. There is a child in the doorway of the depot, and a woman in the background is carrying a...
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Railroad Car Ferry Workers

Date: August 23 1946
Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...
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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.

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