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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: 1908 ca.

Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.

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.

Date: 1912-04-13 

Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.

Date: 1912-08-01 

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: 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.

Photograph

Locks at Power Dam

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Looking across water and through the locks to a shoreline with a large hill in the background. A building is on the left, a wall and pilings are in the wat...

Date: 1911-10-18 

Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.

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: 1912-09-30 

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: 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: 1911-10-07 

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

Date: 1911-04 ca.

Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

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: 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: 1911-10-07 

Description: Rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad. Note the partiall...

Date: 1912-08-07 

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: 1912-05-03 

Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.

Date: 1911-05-28 

Description: Men pose on a barge carrying a steam powered pile driver at work on the coffer dam for the construction of the powerhouse.

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