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International D-Line Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1940
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features a color illustration of a D-line truck hauling a large section of aqueduct with a reservoir in the ba...
Photograph

Aerial View of City and River

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of city, with Eau Claire River is in the foreground with Milwaukee railroad bridge at left. Gillette Rubber Co. plant is in center with Omaha r...
Photograph

Men Working at Dam

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Description: Men working in a drained reservoir with shovels, probably at the Hatfield Dam.
Photograph

Aerial View of West Side

Date: February 06 1948
Description: Aerial view of west side, looking south along Glenway Street. Visible are the reservoir, Lake Wingra, Forest Hill and Resurrection Cemetery, Hoyt Park. Maj...
Photograph

Aerial Photograph of West Side

Date: February 06 1948
Description: Aerial photograph looking northwest across the reservoir on Glenway Street. Featured are Hoyt and Quarry Parks, Resurrection Cemetery. Major streets are Fr...
Photograph

Aerial Photograph of West Side

Date: February 06 1948
Description: Looking north along Glenway Street. Visible are the reservoir, Hoyt and Quarry Parks, Resurrection and Forest Hill Cemeteries, Rentschler Greenhouses, Fore...
Photograph

Aerial View of West Side

Date: February 06 1948
Description: Looking southeast across Speedway Road. Visible are the reservoir on Glenway Street, Hoyt Park, Resurrection and Forest Hill cemeteries, Glenway Golf cours...
Photograph

Aerial View of West Side

Date: February 06 1948
Description: Looking east along Regent Street with snow on the ground. Visible are Lake Wingra, Monona Bay, railroad causeway across Monona, Lake Mendota, Hoyt Park, We...
Photograph

Kilbourn Park Reservoir

Date: 1900
Description: Reservoir, looking South, with pedestrians walking along the edge of reservoir. A team of horses with a cart or wagon can also be seen in the background.
Photograph

Kilbourn Park Reservoir

Date: 1900
Description: Looking down into the reservoir partially filled with water. A group of men stand at various levels; some with the carriage and horses at top, four on a l...
Photograph

Libourn Park Reservoir

Date: 1900
Description: Several men are standing on top of a square ledge over the reservoir. Other men are working in the reservoir. On the right is a wooden walkway.
Postcard

At the Foot of Buffalo Lake

Date: 1904
Description: A view looking west over water toward the Fox River dam at Montello. There is granite riprap on the left. A boat with a small sail is in the background. T...
Photograph

TD-14A at Excavation Site

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Description: A man using a TD-14A crawler tractor (TracTracTor) with BE Dozer to excavate a reservoir. The original caption reads: "TD-14A owned by Manhattan Constructi...
Photograph

Bulldozer and Crawler Tractor at Excavation Site

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Description: A man is operating a TD-14A crawler tractor (TracTracTor) with a BE Dozer used to form a reservoir. The original caption reads: "TD-14A owned by Manhattan...
Photograph

Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1897
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). A salt-box house with an additional wing stands next t...
Photograph

Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery Grounds

Date: 1897
Description: A landscape view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd) grounds. A large reservoir is visible with a small o...
Photograph

Syl at Reservoir

Date: May 28 1899
Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...
Postcard

American Legion Floral Emblem

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Description: American Legion floral emblem on the east slope of Milwaukee's Kilbourne Park Reservoir.
Photograph

Scenic View at Augusta

Date: 1929
Description: Elevated view of a man-made dam. Water pours from the dam into a reservoir creating a waterfall.
Photograph

Wetherby Cranberry Company Farm

Date: September 09 1922
Description: The farmhouse of the Wetherby Cranberry Company. At the time the farmhouse was owned by H. Kissinger. In the foreground is the corner of the water reservoi...

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