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Train on Railroad Bridge

Date: 1890
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
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Windsled "Hurricane Hazel"

Date: 1946
Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.
Map or Atlas

A Bird's-Eye View of the City of Ashland, Wis. County Seat of Ashland Co.

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
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"Lizzie W." in Apostle Islands

Date: 1914
Description: Hull family boarding the "Lizzie W." from one of the Apostle Islands.
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"Lizzie W." in Apostle Islands

Date: 1915
Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.," while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.
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The "Hilton"

Date: 1910
Description: The "Hilton," a boat owned by the John Schroeder Lumber Company; captained by Harry Brower.
Map or Atlas

Ashland, Lake Superior, Wisconsin

Date: 1890
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.
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Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891
Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.
Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...
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Log Booms on Chequamegon Bay

Date: 1945
Description: Elevated view of logs stored in a logging boom on Chequamegon Bay.
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Steamboat "John C. Mann"

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Description: The steamboat "John C. Mann" on drydock.
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Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911
Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...
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Steamboat "Fashion"

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Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.
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Logs in Ashland Harbor

Date: 1936
Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Ashland

Date: 1885
Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...
Map or Atlas

View of Ashland and the Apostle Islands

Date: February 26 1887
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
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Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885
Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.
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Ashland, Wis.-- Looking West from Knight Block

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Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...
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Farmer drives tractor with attached corn picker and wagons

Date: 1930
Description: Farmer Elmer Petersen driving a Farmall tractor with attached corn picker and three wagons along rural Route 2. Original caption reads: "The picture shows...
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White River Bridge

Date: 1885
Description: Stereograph of the view down the railroad tracks, with two men standing and one man sitting on the railing of the White River bridge, six miles south of As...

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