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Houses and Water Tower

Date: 1940
Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.
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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 Depot

Date: 1925
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
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Capitol View of the Water Tower

Date: 1890
Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...
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Water Tower at East Washington Avenue

Date: 1895
Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...
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Man on Tall Ladder

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Description: Fire fighting scene in which a man is at the top of a very tall ladder mounted on a hook and ladder fire truck. A group of men observe. A haze of smoke fil...
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Rhinelander Paper Mill

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Description: Rhinelander paper mill. The holding pond for the paper mill is in the foreground.
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Fishing On Breakwater

Date: 1910
Description: Long row of men in suits and hats fishing on the breakwater.
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Water Tower and St. Mary's Hospital

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Description: Water tower (built 1875), with St. Mary's Hospital behind it on the left.
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Kilbourn Railroad Depot

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Description: View across railroad tracks towards the Kilbourn railroad depot, with the Park Hotel in the background. There is a water tower on the left next to the depo...
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Observation Platform of Train at Kilbourn Station

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Description: Group of people posing on the observation platform of a train at the Kilbourn station. There is a water tower on the left.
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Farm Equipment and Trucks in Farm Yard

Date: August 08 1927
Description: Farm machinery stored in a farm yard, including a No. 8 harvester-thresher, a wagon, and two International trucks.
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International Harvester Motor Truck Dealership

Date: July 14 1926
Description: View across street towards the International Harvester motor truck dealership and service station.
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Automobile Service Stations

Date: December 29 1928
Description: Two automobile service stations located on opposite sides of the street with stacks of tires, gas pumps and Penzoil signs.
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McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's Mc...
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Schwister's Minnesota-Badger

Date: 1912
Description: John Schwister at the controls of the "Minnesota-Badger," the plane he built in St. Paul, Minnesota and Wausau, Wisconsin. The passenger beside Schwister i...
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Jesse Brabazon in a Wright Model B

Date: October 08 1912
Description: Jesse Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin, in a Wright Model B following an emergency landing at Cicero Field in Chicago. Inspecting the faulty propeller that c...
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Old Water Tower

Date: 1915
Description: East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Park with a view of the water tower, which stood from 1890 to 1920.
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Man Operates Oliver No. 36 Plow

Date: 1913
Description: Man operating an Oliver no. 36 horse-drawn walking plow in a field with factory buildings in the background. The photograph was taken for, or compiled by I...
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Ray-O-Vac Buildings

Date: November 28 1945
Description: Ray-O-Vac buildings on 2300 block of Winnebago Street. An office building, production plant, water tower, and two houses at 2327 & 2331 Winnebago Street ca...

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