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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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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...
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"Christopher Columbus" Steamer Pulled by Tugboats

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Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River as the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus" is guided by tugboats at about St. Paul Avenue.
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Tonyawatha Spring Hotel Grounds

Date: 1889
Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grov...
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Group on Tour Boat

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Description: A tour boat with many passengers is traveling down a river. Two boys are sitting on the roof with suitcases and other baggage, and two men wearing hats are...
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Group of People in Two Boats

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Description: Two boats next to each other on an unidentified body of water. One boat has a roof similar to that of a tour boat. Sitting in the front boat is a family wi...
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Group of People with "Intrepid"

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Description: A boat named "Intrepid" near a small pier. Three people (two men and a woman), are on the boat, and five people (four men and a boy), are standing on the w...

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