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Description: Workers attempt to secure the trestle against high water on the Wisconsin River during construction of the power dam.
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.
Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.
Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.
Description: Dam site on the Wisconsin river, looking southwest along the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. The coffer dam and two pile drivers are also visible...
Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
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: View from the west bank of the Wisconsin River showing progress on the power dam. The narrow gauge track is visible in the foreground.
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: 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: 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: 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...
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...
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 of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...
Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.
Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.
Description: A view of the power house from the southwest showing progress of the brickwork. Two cars stand on the railroad extension. Workers are pushing cars along...
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...
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