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Wausau, WI Flood 1912

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Elroy, WI Tornado Jul 1907

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Almond, WI Flood Mar 1908
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Accidents
:: Stevens Point, WI Horseshoeing Accident, Aug 1906
:: Campbellsport, WI Auto Wreck, Aug 1924
:: Knowlton, WI Farmer Killed by Fall, Dec 1911
:: New London, WI Milk Truck Accident, Oct 1928
:: Stevens Point WI, Falling Accident, Jun 1908
   
Drownings
:: Kenosha, WI Drowning Rescue, Feb 1912  
:: Knowlton, WI Drowning Rescue, Jun 1906
:: Lake Geneva, WI Boating Accident & Drowning, Jul 1895
:: Little Green Lake, WI Drowning, May 1879
:: Oshkosh, WI Drowning, May 1879
:: Oshkosh, WI Clyde Spore Drowning, Jul 1912  
:: Steven's Point, WI Grant's Park Drowning Rescue, Jul 1906  
:: July 4th Holiday Drownings, 1932
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Floods
:: Almond, WI Flood Mar 1908
:: La Crosse, WI Storm & Flood, Jun 1889
:: Wausau, WI Flood July 1912
:: Shawano, WI Flood, July 1912
 
Ship Disasters & Boating Accidents
:: Fond du Lac, WI Boating Accident, Jul 1906 
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La Crosse, WI Steamer War Eagle Fire, May 1870  

:: Lake Geneva, WI Boating Accident & Drowning, Jul 1895
:: Manitowoc, WI Steamship Superior Wreck, Oct 1887
 
Storms
:: Almond, WI Wind Storm, Jul 1880
:: Amherst & New Hope, WI Storm Jul 1880
:: Calendonia, WI Lightning Strike Jun 1893  
:: Eau Clair, WI Storm, Jul 1883  
:: Eau Plaine, WI Storm, Jul 1880
:: Fond du Lac, WI Storm, May 1912
:: Grand Rapids, WI Storm Jul 1880
:: Hollandtown, WI Lightning Strike & Church Fire, Jun 1899
:: Kenosha, WI Storm Jul 1912 
:: La Crosse, WI Storm & Flood, Jun 1889  
:: McDill, WI Lightning Strike, Jul 1907
Milwaukee, WI Storm & Lightning, July 1912
:: Mosinee, WI Storm, Jul 1880
:: Plover, WI Storm Jul 1880 
:: Portage County, WI Hail Storm, Jul 1880
:: River Falls, WI Lightning Strikes Circus Tent, June 1893 
:: Sharon, WI Storm, Jul 1880
:: Stevens Point Area, WI Storm July 1912
:: Stevens Point, WI Storm, July 1907
:: Waterford, WI Storm, Aug 1907
 
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Appleton, WI Fire Dept 1900s

Engine Co. No. 29, Milwaukee, WI early 1900s