Folks in Alma, Wisconsin turned out in big numbers to watch the American Queen lock through on Labor Day weekend (photo taken September 2013). See more Pictures here.
Buena Vista Park in Alma, Wisconsin has great views all year; sometimes you just need snowshoes to get the best look. (Photo taken January 2011). See more Pictures of the Day here.
Just open again for the 2012 season, this place is brilliant. The museum is the brainchild of Gary Schlosstein, the fifth generation to live in the area. He began his life as a collector at age ten when he bought a Civil War-era musket and has not stopped since. He and his partners do a […]
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