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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.

Date: 1912-07-16 

Description: An overview, from the west bank, of the power dam construction site. The high trestle is in the background, and the narrow gauge electric railroad is in t...

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.

Date: 1913 

Description: View down middle of unpaved street of the central business district. A man is sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile along the left curb near a gara...

Date: 1913-06-29 

Description: View from the west bank of the Wisconsin River showing progress on the power dam. The narrow gauge track is visible in the foreground.

Date: 1922 

Description: View down middle of street, showing the central business district. A drug store, restaurant and hotel are on the left. A garage, bank, bathhouse, bowling a...

Date: 1911-10-11 

Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...

Date: 1913-07-29 

Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.

Date: 1913-03-19 

Description: A view, looking east, of the wreckage of the high trestle caused by flooding and ice. The concrete plant is visible on the far bank.

Date: 1914-03-11 

Description: Looking east from the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Recently completed buttresses are in the foreground, with earlier stages of construction visible, in...

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: 1911-06-19 

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...

Date: 1915-08-19 

Description: Completed power house and dam, looking east at the north, or upstream, side of the structure. On the far shore, the site of the gravel quarry is apparent...

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view of the steamer Ellen Hardy at dock. Text on the bottom left reads, "'Ellen Hardy' at Pr-Du-Sac. in 1870." The Ellen Hardy bel...

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: Wooden forms are in place for construction of the walls of the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The newly constructed power house is on the left.

Date: 1914-10-11 

Description: Looking east across the power house, lock, and uncompleted portion of the dam. The concrete plant is seen on the far bank. The rising water of Lake Wisco...

Date: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.

Date: 1911-07-20 

Description: Workmen stand on a barge carrying a steam-powered pile driver. The pilings will form the coffer dam necessary for construction of the power plant on the W...

Date: 1912-05-17 

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

Date: 1912-12-29 

Description: Elevated view of the progress within the coffer dam shows concrete forms around the draft tubes and gate guides. The high trestle is seen extending to the...

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