|Found: Willow River Falls, Hudson, Wis. Hand-colored Work E. C. Kropp, Milwaukee, 1906.|
Text written in fountain pen on front reads: "I'm afraid it's wet.
Laaks fine though. A.J. Samson, Hudson, Wis." postmarked Hudson, Octobe4 24 1906, 3 PM
The damms built to generate hydroelectric power on the Willow River Falls in the early 20th century, years after the above postcard image showing one man viewing the falls while the other fishes, were removed in the 1990s after a lighting strike according to gowaterfalling.com. Efforts continue to restore the area.