• 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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  • First Ashland County Courthouse

    Winter view of a man sitting on a sled full of lumber being pulled by four horses. In the background is the two story wooden building with cupola that was the first Ashland County Courthouse from 1887…

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  • J.C. Penney Co. in Ashland, WI

    View looking down the 400 block on Second Street West in Ashland, WI. Visible from right to left are the businesses: J.C. Penney’s, Office Bar, Harold Arnold Agency, Ashland Sewing Machine Co., Modern…

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  • Security Bank in Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the two story Security Savings Bank which was originally faced with locally quarried brownstone. Security Savings Bank was located at 212 West Second Street from 1890 to 1905 with the…

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  • Pulp hoist on Chequamegon Bay

    View looking over Chequamegon Bay from the Ashland shoreline showing railroad cars, the pulp hoist and on the far right in the distance the Soo Line ore dock.

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  • Texaco Station, Ashland, WI

    View of the 9th Ave West and Front Street intersection in Ashland, Wisconsin. Across the intersection is the TEXACO station, with many signs, tires and cars out front. From 1960 to 1967 Bob’s Texaco S…

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  • Aerial view of construction on the Soo Line ore dock in Ashland, Wisconsin

    Construction of circular concrete pockets, the circular front was formed of reinforced concrete to aid in the free run of the ore. On the right is a tugboat and barge with a crane. In the background i…

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

    View of the diamonds and wooden pilings of the Soo Line ore dock addition while it was under construction in 1925 in Ashland, Wisconsin. Visible on the left are a crane and barge. The ore carrier on r…

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  • Armory Hotel, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a two story wooden building with lettering on top that says Armory Hotel. The doorway and windows on the left say "The Armory Hotel," while the doorway and windows on the right say "T…

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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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  • Old Ashland City Hall, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a two story building with bell tower on left side. Sign at the top of the building says "Welcome." In front of the building is a large fountain. The color postcard says "City Hall, As…

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  • Angvick fire, Ashland, WI

    View of two firefighters spraying water on the large fire that is burning the Angvick Furniture Co. building and the Totem Bowl building farther down Second Street. On June 3, 1967 the Angvick fire co…

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  • Texaco station, Ashland, WI

    Vaughn Avenue Texaco Station located at 501 West 2nd Street, on the northwest corner of Vaughn Avenue and Second Street. Signs at the station say “Texaco,” “Washing,” and “B.E. Goodrich.” Two large bi…

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  • Original Central High School, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a two story building with bell tower on left side. Sign at the top of the building says "Welcome." In front of the building is a large fountain. Located on 2nd Street on the southwest…

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  • Modern Portrait Studio and Home Electric, Ashland, WI

    Front facade of a two story brick building, called the Dufur Block, with storefronts for Modern Portrait Studio and Home Electric. Signs in the second floor windows say Anich Peterson Law Offices, whi…

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  • North American Life and Three Sisters, Ashland, WI

    Photograph of a three story brownstone building, originally Security Savings Bank, with business signs for North American Life & Casualty Co. and The Iverson Agency. The two story building to the righ…

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  • Totem Bowl, Ashland, WI

    View of the front and side facades of a three story building topped with a decorative parapet. On the left is a sign for the Totem Bowl, a local bowling alley. This building was Wilmarth Block No. 3 a…

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  • Lynn's Flowers, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the front facade of the Garnich building, located at 410 West 2nd Street. The storefront and signs are for Lynn's Flowers. Lynn's Flowers was located at 410 West 2nd Street, the Garni…

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  • Vaughn Library from 2nd Street, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the front facade of the three story Vaughn Library building taken from West 2nd Street. The Vaughn Library, located on the corner of Vaughn Ave and West 2nd Street, was dedicated on N…

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  • L. Larson & Co. Groceries & Provisions, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a two story wooden building. Five men and four women stand in front of the storefront for L. Larson & Co. Groceries & Provisions. On the left are two men sitting in a wagon pulled by…

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