[Loading an ore freighter in the Ashland, Wisconsin harbor]

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Title

[Loading an ore freighter in the Ashland, Wisconsin harbor]

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

Four young boys are standing at the water’s edge of what the photographer has identified as the Ashland, Wisconsin harbor. Two of the boys appear to be twins. Three fishermen are also visible. An ore freighter is being loaded near a long dock. The number 1912 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide.

Subject

Harbors
Ore industry
Shipping
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
Herman J. Loemker Collection
Lantern slides

Source

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Format

Digital image captured using a Microtek ScanMaker 8700 with transparent media adapter. TIFF file created from a glass lantern slide scanned in 16 - bit grey scale at 1200 ppi.

Rights

Contact The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 or call (563) 588-7100 © 2015 LORAS COLLEGE

Relation

Herman J. Loemker Collection

Type

Still image

Date

1915-1917

Identifier

LO 031

Publisher

This record is part of the Herman J. Loemker Collection held by The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Coverage

Ashland, Wisconsin

Citation

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937, “[Loading an ore freighter in the Ashland, Wisconsin harbor],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed July 21, 2024, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/5440.