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Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Photographer's jewelry store and clock repair shop with a watch-shaped sign in front. In the window are a clock, jewelry box, and a rack with paper goods,...
Description: Workmen pour concrete from the elevated railroad into forms below.
Description: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.
Description: Men pose on a barge carrying a steam powered pile driver at work on the coffer dam for the construction of the powerhouse.
Description: Forms have been removed, revealing the newly poured buttresses and apron. A man is pushing a cart on the elevated road.
Description: A view from the hill, looking northeast at the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Much of the brickwork has been completed. Concrete forms for the lo...
Description: An overview of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...
Description: A view looking west toward the lock and power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Pilings and the elevated trestle are in the foregound. Men can be seen work...
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...
Description: Forms have been removed from the first concrete poured for the power house in the northeast corner of the coffer dam. Men pour concrete from rail cars on...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View from across road of Baxter House, a two-story wooden structure. A man is sitting on the roof working on the chimney. A bell tower is seen behind the r...
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...
Description: An overview of the dam site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore. Three pile drivers are at work on the coffer dam. The railroad trestle is in the...
Description: Men excavating within the coffer dam. One man stands on a high piling. Several steam engines at work fill the air with smoke. The high trestle and found...
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...
Description: Workers attempt to secure the trestle against high water on the Wisconsin River during construction of the power dam.
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...
Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
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.
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