Steam engine owned by the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Company in the little village Middleton in Dane County, Wisconsin, 1873. The local station master, Samuel Barber, is the fifth person from the left. Photographer Andreas Larsen Dahl photographed local inhabitants and landscapes in the area.
Dahl, Andreas Larsen
(Born: 1844 - Dead: 1923 - Occupation: Pastor, Photographer - Further information: Andreas (Andrew) Larsen Dahl, born 1844 in Skrautvål, Valdres, emigrated to Wisconsin in 1868. During the 1870s he was a traveling photographer, primarily in Dane county, Wisconsin and neighboring counties. His photographs are of exceptional quality regarding both choice of motifs and technique. Dahl stopped taking pictures in 1883 when he was ordained as a Lutheran pastor. He was a dedicated minister during the next 40 years of his life. Dahl died in 1923, and his surviving photographs are now in the collection of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.)
Railroads, Railway stations
State Historical Society of Wisconsin
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