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Ferry at Merrimac

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...

Date: 1944 

Description: Governor Thomas A. Dewey of New York, the Republican Party presidential candidate aboard the campaign train, making a stop in Baraboo.

Date: 1931 

Description: View from road of a man standing near his overturned car smoking a cigarette. His coat is lying across the side of the car. In the background is a barbed w...

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: Two men stand on the tracks of the newly constructed railroad extension to the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Behind them, the tracks are su...

Date: 1911-10-07 

Description: Workers attempt to secure the trestle against high water on the Wisconsin River during construction of the power dam.

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Workmen pour concrete from the elevated railroad into forms below.

Date: 1912-01-20 

Description: Two men stand on a rail car on the narrow gauge electric railroad crossing the river at the dam construction site. The portion of track in the background...

Date: 1912-05-31 

Description: Forms have been removed, revealing the newly poured buttresses and apron. A man is pushing a cart on the elevated road.

Date: 1956 

Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.

Date: 1915 before

Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the boat landing in front of Cliff House, a resort hotel, in Devil's Lake State Park. Two men show off their catch of seven fis...

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.

Date: 1911 

Description: Workers erect a steam driven pile driver while others survey for the railroad extension from the village of Prairie du Sac to the dam site on the Wisconsin...

Date: 1910 

Description: Construction gang at work on the Wisconsin River Bridge.

Date: 1911-06-19 

Description: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...

Photograph

Cars Buried in Snow

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Three men stand beside parked cars that have been buried by snowfall and snowplow on Fourth Avenue. The Sauk County Courthouse is on the right; commercial...

Date: 1911-10-07 

Description: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.

Photograph

Highcliff Cottage

Date: 1926-01 

Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....

Date: 1913-02-08 

Description: A winter view with workers posing with brush mats at the power dam construction site. The gate guides and high trestle form the background.

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