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Train Wreck

Date: July 1927
Description: On-lookers survey a wreck on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway.
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Train Wreck

Date: 1914
Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...
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Locomotive and Crew

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Description: Locomotive and railroad crew.
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Gothic Church

Date: 1901
Description: Exterior view of a small gothic church in Corliss.
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Building Under Construction

Date: 1901
Description: View from a distance of the framework of a large building under construction next to a house in Corliss.
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Klinkert Hotel

Date: 1901
Description: The first Klinkert Hotel. It burned down around 1905, and was replaced by the brick structure with the same name. Signs advertising Harper Rye are on eithe...
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Train Depot

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Description: Train depot with a boy standing between the building and the railroad tracks. There are two doors marked "Men" and "Women". Four men can be seen on the rig...
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Corliss Train Depot

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Description: Exterior view of the Corliss train depot with railroad tracks in the foreground. A small group of men pose in front of the building.
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Corliss Train Depot

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Description: View of the Corliss train depot.
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Corliss Depot

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Description: A train on the tracks at the Corliss Depot. There is a sign in front of it that reads "This Train For Chicago".
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Corliss Train Depot

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Description: Exterior view of the train depot with two trains on the tracks.
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Trains at Corliss Depot

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Description: Train depot workers pose in front of a train at the depot. There is a sign that reads "This Train For Milwaukee".
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Houses in Corliss

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Description: View down a dirt road with houses lining the street. A factory is visible in the distance.
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The Corliss Club

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Description: Exterior view of The Corliss Club.
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Corliss Building with Advertisements

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Description: A building on a main street in Corliss, which may be a general store. There are many advertising signs on and near the building. A dog lies on the front st...
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The Hotel Nelson

Date: 1901
Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Nelson, a brick building with Schlitz Beer signs on top.
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The Orchard Building

Date: 1901
Description: Exterior view of "The Orchard," which was possibly an inn, in Corliss.
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Dr. Valentine's House

Date: 1901
Description: Exterior view of Dr. Valentine's house in Corliss.
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Dr. Valentine's House

Date: 1901
Description: Front view of Dr. Valentine's house in Corliss.
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Industrial Area in Town

Date: 1901
Description: An industrial area in Corliss.

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