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"Charles S. Neff", Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1901

Steamer "Henrietta"

Upper Mississippi River steamboat

"Phil Scheckel"

"North Star"

"Silas Wright"


Steamer "Pete Wilson"

Upper Mississippi River steamboat


"C. W. Cowles"

Steamer "Kit Carson"

"Kit Carson" and "Scotia"

Steamboat Wheel

Sternwheeler "La Crosse"

"Mary Morton"

"Mary Morton"

"Mary Morton"

"Mary Morton" sunk

"Quincy" sunk near Trempeleau

"Quincy" sunk near Trempeleau

"Quincy" sunk near Trempeleau

"Diamond Jo", 1875

"Josie" at Read's Landing


"Ruby" at Prairie du Chien

"Dell Queen" at Kilbourn City

"J. S." at Trempeleau

"J. S." at Trempeleau

"J. S." at Cassville

"Glenmont" towing a log raft

Boats wintering at Read's Landing

U. S. Lighthouse Tender "Lily"

U. S. Lighthouse Tender "Lily"

Steamer "Mendota"

Excursion steamer "Capitol"

Excursion steamer "Ideal"

"Isaac Staples"


At Fort Madison, Iowa, c. 1870


Cassville, Wisconsin, 1890

Approach to Trempeleau

Prescott, Wisconsin levee, 1876

Winona, Minnesota levee, 1862

Gunther's Landing, Wisconsin, 1890

Looking out the pilot house window

Goodrich Transportation Company

"Ajax" on the Wolf River

Houghton, Michigan

Hancock, Michigan

"Laura May" on the Wolf River

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