• Main Street

    This color postcard shows Main Street from the north. It is full summer as one can tell from the foliage on the trees at the Courthouse which can be seen beyond the commercial buildings. Horses and bu…

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo showing North Main Street after the April 28, 1978 fire that destroyed the building at 14 North Main: New stores include The Star restaurant and the Tobacco Bar.

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the west side of South Main Street in Janesville around 1981 includes the retail store, Book World.

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the west side of North Main Street includes several retail shops, identified and unidentified. Among the identified ones are Dorothy's Records, Cards, and Candles; and Patti's Place.

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the east side of South Main Street in Janesville includes the Downtown Cafe and the Rock County Bank

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the west side of South Main Street in Janesville includes Muril's Menswear, Williams' Jewelry, and the Hayes Block building.

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  • Main Street

    Early 1900s photo of Main Street, looking north from the corner of Main and Milwaukee Streets.

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo of North Main Street, including the Janesville Sport Shop (22 North Main), Hall's Fine Portraits (20 North Main), and the IOOF, No. 14, on the second floor of 22 North Main: The Shamrock bar was…

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the west side of North Main Street around 1981 shows some of the retail businesses on the street, including the King's Pub; Dorothy's Records, Cards,and Candles; and Patti's Place.

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo showing North Main Street buildings before the April 28, 1978 fire that destroyed the building at 14 North Main, including C.J.'s tavern:

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  • Main Street, North

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of shops on North Main Street around 1981 includes Sheppard's Jewelry Store and the Carl Timm Agency.

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  • Main Street (North)

    This tinted postcard shows North Main Street at the turn of the twentieth century. The Empire Hotel and other commercial establishments line the muddy road.

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  • Milwaukee and Main Street

    1882 photo of W. Milwaukee St. taken from the Milwaukee St. bridge showing unpaved streets, horses and buggies; Sea Side Oyster House; W. C. Holmes, Merchant, Tailor; John Griffiths' Hardware; ads for…

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  • Main Street, rear view

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo of North Main Street shops from the rear (the Rock River side), including Sheppard's Jewelry Store.

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  • Main Street, looking north

    This color postcard shows a number of unidentified commercial buildings, as well as a drug store, a cigar store, a trolley car, and a horse and buggy.

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  • Main Street (South), looking north

    Turn of the twentieth century color postcard of South Main Street looking north from the Masonic Temple. Horses and buggies are parked along the street, and a streetcar track is visible in the center…

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  • Helms Building, South Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    The photo, showing the historic Helms Building at 29-31 South Main Street in Janesville, also shows the stores that occupied it around 1981: the Luggage and Leather Shop and the Junior House Company F…

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  • Campbell Oil Company, Main Street Beverage

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo of the Campbell Oil Company and Main Street Beverage at 203 South Main Street in Janesville. Regular gasoline cost $.89 when this picture was taken in 1980. By 1981, it had gone up to $1.27, and…

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  • Main Street as seen from Milwaukee Street in the 1890s

    Late 1800s photo of Main Street from Milwaukee Street, including the Jackman Building and the Myers House. Horses and buggies, buildings with awnings, and unpaved streets are included in this photo.

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  • Brownell's grocery store

    Early 1900s photo of three men in front of L. C. Brownell's grocery store at 40 South Main Street

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