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Clifford Co-operative Association

Date: June 1947
Description: Exterior view of Clifford Co-operative Association, which was organized in 1906 by a group of Finnish farmers.
Photograph

Tractor and Plow Being Towed

Date: March 1935
Description: A tractor and plow on a trailer is being towed by a truck.
Photograph

Trolley

Date: February 27 1930
Description: Six men posing with the first trackless trolley. Wisconsin Valley Electric Company #4.
Photograph

Farm of Gustave Voight

Date: 1895
Description: Partially cleared stump land on the farm of Gustave Voight, two miles south of Merrill, Lincoln county. Logs for burning are in the foreground. In the far...
Photograph

Kaminski Wreck

Date: July 04 1914
Description: The wreck of John Kaminski's plane, where he had been scheduled to fly at the Fourth of July festivities.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Merrill

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye view of Merrill.
Photograph

Mail Train

Date: April 14 1948
Description: View across railroad tracks of cart loads of mail sacks on the platform, awaiting the arrival of the next train. The four men standing on the left have bee...
Photograph

First Passenger Train at Merrill

Date: May 18 1885
Description: Elevated view of the first passenger train to arrive at Merrill, a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway train. The passengers are waiting on a platform an...
Postcard

Merrill Railroad Depot

Date: 
Description: A color postcard depicting a crowd at the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul station.
Photograph

Well Jetting Equipment

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Description: Well jetting equipment with three hose lines extinguishing forest fires.
Photograph

Main Street

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Description: Main Street with William Fehrmann's Saloon and Boarding House.
Photograph

Town of Irma

Date: 1900
Description: The town buildings in Irma. Many stumps and milled logs are in the foreground.
Photograph

High School, Tripoli, Wisconsin

Date: 1910
Description: Exterior view of a high school.
Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910
Description: View of Main Street in downtown.
Photograph

Veterans' Hospital

Date: 
Description: Exterior view of a veterans' hospital, surrounded by trees.
Postcard

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1905
Description: View of Wisconsin Avenue, lined by various buildings on either side.
Photograph

View Down Tomahawk Street

Date: 1900
Description: View down a road with a bakery and restaurant and a paint, oil, and wallpaper store visible in the right foreground.
Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1905
Description: Exterior view of a Catholic church, parsonage, and hospital.
Photograph

Spirit Falls

Date: 1940
Description: View of Spirit Falls at a low water stage.
Postcard

Hotel Badger

Date: 1905
Description: Hotel Badger in Merrill with "Here are some more of Merrill's famous buildings. How is every one down there? Grace" written on it.

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