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Excursion Boat at the Wisconsin Dells

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Description: The Alexander Mitchell excursion boat with passengers.
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The Christopher Columbus Passing through Broadway Bridge

Date: August 30 1906
Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.
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Flyer for Sternwheel G.W. Hill

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Description: Advertisement for the sternwheel excursion, G.W. Hill, with an engraving of the sternwheel docked at the riverside, and a description of its feature...
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Damaged Sidewheel Saint Paul

Date: 1895
Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, after running aground near Muscatine. The spar is set and the line out. Dan Sauer, the carpenter, is holding th...
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Steamship Pere Marquette 18

Date: 1905
Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18. Flags are flying, including one with her name and the American flag. This was Chicago's largest excursion b...
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Steamer "Christopher Columbus"

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Description: Color postcard depicting the passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," approaching the East Water Street Bridge.
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Steamboat "Apollo 1"

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Description: Narrows; From Devil's Elbow, "Apollo No. 1" Steamboat; woman and two girls, probably Evaline Bennett, Ruth Bennett, and Miriam Bennett.
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Up the Wolf River for Votes for Women

Date: 1912
Description: Suffragists sitting aboard the Mary E. at dockside on the Wolf River. The boat sports a banner reading: "Votes for Women."
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Launch Boat at Eagle Point

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Description: Elevated view of the doctor in a launch boat at Eagle Point. Two women are sitting in the front of the boat.
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Ticket Seller

Date: 1950
Description: A man operating a ticket booth in the Wisconsin Dells. He is playing a card game, probably solitaire, on the counter.
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Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell"

Date: 1888
Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the Alexander Mitchell steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ru...
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Formal Group on Steamboat

Date: 1875
Description: A large group of well-dressed people are standing aboard three small steamboats on Lake Monona. The boat in the foreground is a barge with a sternwheel. Th...
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Cliff House on Devil's Lake

Date: 1874
Description: View west from the Cliff House at Devil's Lake.
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Docked Boat

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Description: A boat at dock, possibly from a trip taken by William A. Jones and others.
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Northern Transportation Company

Date: 1920
Description: A small cruise ship is anchored in front of Northern Transportation Company's office building along the Fox River.
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Morgan Club House

Date: 1920
Description: The Morgan Club House on the river. A long, narrow excursion boat is moored on the dock in front of the club.
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Ceylon Building

Date: 1893
Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...
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Interstate Highway Construction

Date: June 28 1960
Description: Concrete paving operation near the intersection of I-90 and U.S. Highway 12 in Sauk County. Traffic flows along the old highway to the right of the new co...
Postcard

Riverside Park

Date: 1908
Description: View from shoreline towards a large boat, perhaps an excursion boat, and sailboats docked further down along the curving shoreline. Beyond the boats is a t...
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Riverside Park

Date: 1920
Description: View across water towards an excursion boat moored at the shoreline of Riverside Park. There are houses beyond, and in the distance is a smokestack. Captio...

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