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Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907
Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.
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Modern Windsled

Date: May 1954
Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".
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Docking Ferry Boat in December

Date: December 1948
Description: Two men docking a ferry boat at La Pointe in December. Ferry service closed two days after this photograph was taken.
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Ice-Breaking in Spring

Date: April 1949
Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.
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Windsled near Pier

Date: February 1948
Description: Elevated view of the enclosed wind sled shaped like the Maybe, sitting on the ice with La Pointe dock on the left.
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"Gar-How" First Trip of Year

Date: April 10 1948
Description: Man standing on dock watching the ferry "Gar-How" coming to dock on the first trip in spring.
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Sailboat Lizzie W. of Captain D.R. Angus

Date: 1907
Description: Three men and two women on board the Lizzie W. sailboat. Captain D.R. Angus, who is at the tiller, owned the Lizzie W., which was named afte...
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"Idora" at Mission Stub Dock

Date: 1910
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...
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Arrival of "Woodrush"

Date: 1949
Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.
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Steamer "Skater"

Date: 1910
Description: View across water of the steamboat "Skater" cruising Lake Superior, with the Bayfield bluffs in the background.
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La Pointe from Big Bay Road

Date: 1910
Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.
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La Pointe

Date: 1910
Description: View of La Pointe taken from Lake Superior.
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La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.
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Treaty Hall

Date: 1910
Description: George F. Thomas is holding a child and standing next to Edward F. Hansen in front of Treaty Hall in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
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Probable Site of Cadotte's House

Date: 1897
Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.
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Chief Buffalo

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Description: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). Grandson of Great Chief Buffalo. Chief Buffa...
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Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1912
Description: Dilapidated Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Island, possibly during a period of renovation.
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Dog Drawn Traino

Date: 1930
Description: Howard Russell standing next to his dog team pulling the "Traino." Russell and the team are ready to leave Madeline Island with the U.S. Mail.
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Dog Team

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Description: Two men standing next to dog team on frozen Lake Superior.
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Tom Stahl with Dog Team

Date: 1910
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team pulling wagon loaded with goods and child past buildings in La Pointe.

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