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Turner House

Date: 1875
Description: Slightly elevated group portrait of men and women gathered around the Turner House, which was erected by John Turner to house railroad men and construction...

Wisconsin Central Train

Date: 1882
Description: Group of men posing in front of the Wisconsin Central Railroad train at a depot. Railroad historian Roy L. Martin, from whose collection this image come...

Rugby Junction

Date: July 30 1938
Description: Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Sault Ste. Marie Railway's locomotive #704 photographed at Rugby Junction, where the train made a connection with the main line...

Train at Valders

Date: 1912
Description: A single passenger awaits the arrival of a train at the Valders station. The train, which is a mixed local on the Manitowoc line, is being pulled by Minnea...

Bridge over Wolf River

Date: 1907
Description: View from shoreline of men standing on the bridge over west branch of the Wolf River. They are constructing the Wisconsin & Northern railroad bridge.

Wisconsin & Northern Railroad Engine

Description: View from bottom of snowy hill looking up towards the Wisconsin & Northern Railroad engine #3, which was purchased from the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railway.

Jackson Milling Company

Date: 1898
Description: Elevated view of the Jackson Milling Company, the Green Bay railroad tracks, and the Wisconsin Central railroad tracks. Caption reads: "Birdseye View of Ri...

Wisconsin Central Railroad Locomotive #42

Date: 1886
Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.

"Old Vanderbilt" Locomotive

Date: 1890
Description: Upham Lumber Company locomotive, "Old Vanderbilt," built by the Taunton Locomotive Works in 1847 from the New York providence and Boston Railroad where she...

C.M. & St. P Engine #287

Date: 1860
Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway engine #287, which was built by Mason Locomotive Works in 1860. Two men are standing on the locomotive.

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