Vast forests of virgin white pine were the treasure which brought the first wave of white settlers to Northern Wisconsin. The farms came later, but for half a century the forests were local history.
In 1847, the Knapp, Stout & Co. purchased . . . — — Map (db m45069) HM
The congregation for this church traces its roots back to 1870 when people first held services in their homes in what was originally called Stanfold. This community later became Dobie. Their first Catholic church was built in 1876 but was destroyed . . . — — Map (db m45151) HM
The steam engine was a unique part of the industrial history of America’s heartland. Engines, such as this one, provided the power to generate electricity and run machines in hundreds of factories and municipalities throughout the world.
This . . . — — Map (db m130998) HM
To quote from the Rice Lake Chronotype, September 30, 1920:
”Extensive improvements are being made at the yards of the Park Falls Lbr. Co. in this city.
Monday Cyrille Mercer and a crew of carpenters began working at erecting a . . . — — Map (db m120496) HM