• First Ashland County Courthouse

    Exterior of a two story wooden building with a cupola in the center of the front. Five men are standing by or sitting on the stairs to the front entrance. This building was used as the first Ashland C…

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  • Railroad track atop Soo Line ore dock

    Railroad tracks atop the Soo Line ore dock in Chequamegon Bay, Ashland, Wisconsin, sometime after completion of construction in 1917. The view facing south shows a major portion of the wooden trestle…

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  • Dhooge's Creamery, Ashland, Wisconsin

    One man stands and two men sit in front of Dhooge's Factory, a two story building that includes the words "Dhooge's Fancy Creamery Butter Factory" painted in large white letters on the front. A white…

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  • East side of Soo Line ore dock

    East side view of Soo Line ore dock in Chequamegon Bay, Ashland, Wisconsin, sometime after completion of construction in 1917. On left is the wooden trestle approach followed by the concrete approach…

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  • The Vogue and the Larson Agency, Ashland, WI

    View of the single story Art Deco front façade of the clothing store The Vogue on the left, and two story brick C.E. Carlson 1919 building housing The Larson Agency on the right. The Vogue, located at…

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  • Ashland National Bank in Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a two story building located at 518 West Second Street, Ashland, WI built by Thomas Bardon. Signs on the building say "Ashland National Bank" and "Bardon's 1884 Building." Bardon's Bu…

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  • Bar Interior, Ashland, WI

    Interior view of a tavern showing two men holding beverages and a male bartender standing behind the bar. Signs and pictures line the bar and walls including a large sign that says "Ashland Lager Beer…

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  • Modern Cleaners and Ashland Sewing Machine Co

    View of two, two-story buildings with architecturally different front facades. On the left is Modern Cleaners, and on the right is the Ashland Sewing Machine Company in the old Pabst Brewing Company b…

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  • Schumanns Fabrics in Ashland, WI

    Two storefronts on the main street in Ashland, WI. On the left is the two story brick building housing Schumann’s Fabrics at 404 West 2nd Street. On the right is a single story building housing Malmbe…

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  • Ashland County Jail, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a large, three and four story brick building that was the original Ashland County Jail. The jail was located at 601 3rd Ave East. The original Ashland County Jail Building was located…

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

    View of construction workers on top of the concrete bents (reinforced support pillars) while building the Soo Line ore dock on the Chequamegon Bay, in Ashland, Wisconsin, in 1916. In the foreground ar…

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  • Construction on the Soo Line ore dock addition in Ashland, Wisconsin

    Construction workers on the base of the Soo Line ore dock addition. Barge on left has markings that say “W” and “4.” The crane on the right lifted buckets of concrete to build the addition. Wooden pil…

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  • Union National Bank in Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the Union National Bank building in Ashland, WI located on the corner of Ellis Ave and Second Street West. The bank building at 100 West Second Street was built by Frank Tomlinson Con…

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  • Angvick Furniture Company, Ashland, WI

    View of the storefronts on the 800 block of Second Street West in Ashland, WI. In the center is the Angvick Furniture store with a sign that says “Home Furnisher Angvick, Undertaker.” In the fall of 1…

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  • Masonic Temple building, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the four story front facade of the Masonic Temple building located at 522 West 2nd Street in Ashland, WI. The first floor storefront houses Woods Rx Drug, Inc. The Rexall Store. 522 W…

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  • A View from 7th Avenue

    Goeltz, Earl; Goeltz, James D.

    James Goeltz writes in the foreword, "I think you'll find a rather interesting account of Dad's life, most of which took place on 7th Avenue (West). He expounds on the hotel, prohibition, the store (t…

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  • Hotel Chequamegon in Ashland, Wisconsin

    Large, three story building with wrap around porch on first level, and a second level balcony extending along the left side of the building. This wooden building was the original Hotel Chequamegon in…

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  • The Pic and EJ Born, Ashland, WI

    View of the front façade of the two story brick Braun building which was built in 1904. On the left is The PIC, with signs for Coca-Cola and Ice Cream, at 400 West 2nd Street, Ashland, WI, and next to…

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  • Powers and Fosshage Groceries, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a three story brick building. The first floor store front has a sign for the business located there: Powers & Fosshage Staple & Fancy Groceries. Five men and two women stand out front…

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  • Band Box in Ashland, WI

    Pictured on the 500 block along West 2nd Street from left to right are the Vaughn Library, Robert Oien & Company a furniture store, and the Band Box a women’s clothing store. The Band Box was a women'…

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