• Bay Theater in Ashland, WI

    On the corner of Vaughn Ave and West 2nd Street, or Main Street, is the Bay Theater. The original art deco canopy is visible across the front façade; it is red, white, and blue with stretches of neon…

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  • Leland Hotel, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a wooden two story building with lettering at the top that says "Leland Hotel." Men, women and children stand out front and on the second story balcony. In 1909 the Hotel Leland was l…

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  • Music Center in Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the three story Vaughn Block building, located at 415 West 2nd Street, showing the storefront awning for the Music Center. The Vaughn Building located at 415 West 2nd Street was built…

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  • American Legion, Ashland, WI

    View looking west down Second Street East in Ashland, WI. On the left is the American Legion Building followed by Roffers Chevrolet Sales Dealers with the Knight Hotel on the end of this block. On rig…

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  • 815 W Second Street, Ashland, WI

    View of the wooden building located at 815 West Second Street, Ashland, WI. Standing in front of the building on the wooden sidewalk are Claude Talaska, a barber and musician, on the left, Bert Olson…

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  • View of Old Post Office in Ashland, WI

    View looking east down Main Street West which shows the building first used as the Ashland Post Office on the left. A street car is visible on the road and utility poles line the street. Storefronts o…

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  • Sno-Wyte Bakery, Ashland, WI

    View looking across 2nd Street West and down the alley across the street. Sno-Wyte Bakery is visible on the right with an insurance and real estate office on the left. In the foreground is a Sherwin W…

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  • Shoe Shack, Ashland, WI

    View of the front façade of the three story brick Wilmarth No. 5 building, which houses the Shoe Shack, located at 408 West Second Street in Ashland, WI. Employing brick and brownstone trim, Lewis C.…

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  • Golden Glow Cafe, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the Golden Glow Cafe with a car and motorcycle parked in front on West 2nd Street. The Golden Glow Cafe was started in 1954, but moved to 519 West 2nd Street by 1969 and is still in t…

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  • Tackle Box and Cremo Bakery, Ashland, WI

    View of the storefronts along 2nd Street including the Tackle Box and Cremo Bakery with cars parallel parked along the street in the foreground. These two stores were located in the Leihy Block buildi…

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  • W. Roberts Confectionary, Ashland, WI

    A woman, three men and a boy stand nearby or on the wooden sidewalk in front of a small wooden building with fruit and produce on display for sale. The sign on the building says “W. Roberts. Confectio…

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  • Construction of the Soo Line ore dock in Ashland, Wisconsin

    View of construction of the Soo Line ore dock on the Chequamegon Bay in Ashland, Wisconsin in 1916. In the foreground are traveling construction towers or cranes and construction materials. On the lef…

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  • Tailor Shop, Ashland, Wisconsin

    Four men stand in front of a tailor shop, probably called Union Tailors, a single floor store front building with two large windows on either side of a central door frame and a three pane window above…

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  • Soo Line ore dock construction looking south

    Aerial view looking South of the 900-foot addition to the Soo Line ore dock in Chequamegon Bay, Ashland, Wisconsin, during construction. The construction of the Soo Line ore dock in Ashland, Wisconsin…

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  • Cochran and Marshall General Hardware, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a three story wooden building with the lettering Cochran & Marshall. A man on a wagon with a horse are in the foreground, and the wagon says "General Hardware located at 708 W 2nd Str…

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  • Top of Soo Line ore dock with railroad tracks

    The top of the Soo Line ore dock in Chequamegon Bay, Ashland, Wisconsin, showing how the four railroad tracks intersect. Also showing the foreman's shack to right and the lights that enabled ore punch…

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  • Angvick fire, Ashland, WI

    Firefighters and spectators looking at the fire and smoke from the Angvick Furniture Company, Angvick's warehouse, and the Totem Bowl buildings as they burned. On June 3, 1967 the Angvick fire consume…

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  • Ashland Youth Center

    View of a parking lot and the left side of a three story brick building, the Youth Center, in Ashland, Wisconsin. Sign on the building says "Ashland Youth Center, American Legion Building."

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  • The Vogue, Ashland, WI

    View of the storefronts on the south side of the 500 block on 2nd Street West, or Main Street West today. Stores from left to right are The Vogue a women's clothing store, the Bardon Building housing…

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  • Bartender and patrons in front of The Keystone Saloon, Ashland, Wisconsin

    Five men stand in front of the Keystone Saloon, a single level storefront building. The man on the far left, Charlie Bell, is holding a bicycle, and the bartender, Stanley J. Talaska stands to the rig…

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