Main Street Stillwater, Near Chestnut Street View is toward the southwest.  Date of photo is 1878. Photo credit Stillwater Public Library, John Runk Collection. To view the "Time-Tunnel" of this location, just click or tap on the above photo.

Main Street Stillwater, Near Chestnut Street

View is toward the southwest.  Date of photo is 1878. Photo credit Stillwater Public Library, John Runk Collection. To view the "Time-Tunnel" of this location, just click or tap on the above photo.

This is a view north from Third Street and Chestnut.  You are able to see three church steeples.  The nearest is the Presbyterian Church, followed by Trinity Lutheran Church, then Ascension Episcopal Church in the distance. Between the first two steeples, lies the firehouse. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground on Third Street. The year is 1917. Click or tap the photo to see a "Time Tunnel" photo between 1917 and 2016.

This is a view north from Third Street and Chestnut.  You are able to see three church steeples.  The nearest is the Presbyterian Church, followed by Trinity Lutheran Church, then Ascension Episcopal Church in the distance. Between the first two steeples, lies the firehouse. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground on Third Street. The year is 1917. Click or tap the photo to see a "Time Tunnel" photo between 1917 and 2016.

Chestnut Street View Toward the East in 1920, Photo Credit Stillwater Public Library, John Runk Collection.  To view a "Time Tunnel" photo of this same scene, click or tap the historical photo.

Chestnut Street View Toward the East in 1920, Photo Credit Stillwater Public Library, John Runk Collection.  To view a "Time Tunnel" photo of this same scene, click or tap the historical photo.

The Staples Block stood on the SE corner or Myrtle and Main Streets.  The year was 1914, the streetcar tracks are visible, and then there was the venerable Union Depot Building standing in the background.  At one time, Myrtle Street was to be where the lift bridge would enter Stillwater.  The north-south dividing line for Stillwater is Myrtle Street. Click or tap the photo to see a "Time-Tunnel photo between 1914 and 2016.

The Staples Block stood on the SE corner or Myrtle and Main Streets.  The year was 1914, the streetcar tracks are visible, and then there was the venerable Union Depot Building standing in the background.  At one time, Myrtle Street was to be where the lift bridge would enter Stillwater.  The north-south dividing line for Stillwater is Myrtle Street. Click or tap the photo to see a "Time-Tunnel photo between 1914 and 2016.

Chestnut Street and Main, View West, 1920, Photo Credit Stillwater Public Library, John Runk Collection.  Click or Tap photo for same view in 2016.

Chestnut Street and Main, View West, 1920, Photo Credit Stillwater Public Library, John Runk Collection.  Click or Tap photo for same view in 2016.

Main Street and Chestnut, View South ca. 1920's.  Photo Credit, Stillwater Library, John Runk Collection. Click or Tap on photo to view "Time Tunnel" photo of this same scene from the 1920's to 2016. 

Main Street and Chestnut, View South ca. 1920's.  Photo Credit, Stillwater Library, John Runk Collection. Click or Tap on photo to view "Time Tunnel" photo of this same scene from the 1920's to 2016. 

Third and Chestnut Streets view to the southeast.  The year was 1922.  Notice the streetcar tracks in the foreground.  This is the future site of the Stillwater Armory Building.  To view a "Time Tunnel" photo of this same scene, click or tap the photo above.      

Third and Chestnut Streets view to the southeast.  The year was 1922.  Notice the streetcar tracks in the foreground.  This is the future site of the Stillwater Armory Building.  To view a "Time Tunnel" photo of this same scene, click or tap the photo above.

 

 

 

This is a view from the Chestnut Street Stairway, near Third Street, looking east toward the pontoon bridge. The photo is from a stereo photo taken by John Sinclair ca. 1875.  The photo is sourced from the New York City Public Library.  This was before the trolleys appeared.  Lumber mills are visible on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River.  To see a "Time Tunnel" photo between this period and 2016, click or tap the above photo.

This is a view from the Chestnut Street Stairway, near Third Street, looking east toward the pontoon bridge. The photo is from a stereo photo taken by John Sinclair ca. 1875.  The photo is sourced from the New York City Public Library.  This was before the trolleys appeared.  Lumber mills are visible on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River.  To see a "Time Tunnel" photo between this period and 2016, click or tap the above photo.