Runoff from a spring thaw covers Highway 131 just south of Wilton, looking south, in this circa-1930s photo by Herbert Anderson. The Dougherty farm is pictured in the background. (Photo courtesy of Alice Brandau)
A thaw in Wilton, 1930s
Tuesday marked the 100th anniversary of a severe ice storm that swept the area. Herbert Anderson took this photo of downtown Wilton on that day. (Photo contributed by Alice Brandau)
There’s an empty corner lot on Elroy’s main street these days.
These students attended the Oil City country school in 1948-49.
This photo, courtesy of Jeanette Berg of Tomah, offers a peek back at Oden, one of Vernon County’s forgotten towns
Shown here are the Oden and Ontario Homemakers in about 1955.
A Kendall bowling team dresses for the bowling alley costume party, about 1950.
Aldis Strazdins of Wilton recently created these photographic positives from negatives found among the collection of the late Herbert Anderson of Wilton.
The following served on the Kendall High School homecoming court in 1950.