Bird's eye view of the city of Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin 1870
Bird's eye view of the city of Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin 1870 / Merchants Lith. Co.
Hudson was settled in 1842, but growth came with the development of lumbering in the St. Croix River valley. This view depicts the busy river traffic of steamboats and lumber rafts; traffic which would decline with the arrival of the railroad in 1871.
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