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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of workers putting in concrete to create an apron for the power dam they're building. Two men in suits stand on a platform on the far right....

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:  

Description: A group portrait of Pearl Clough, Myrtle Stoddard, Fraua Wiswall, Zilla Wiswall, and Roy Stoddard (probably left to right). Three of the women are posed to...

Date: 1915-08-20 

Description: View of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man is standing on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This was the first bridge built across the Wisconsin River, constructed about 1850, although it was not opened to traffic until 1852. It was torn down in 1...

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...

Photograph

Wagon Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over water of wooden wagon bridge over the Wisconsin River. A farm and tree covered hills are on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1925 

Description: View from bluff of Crystal Lake and surrounding rolling hills. There is a dairy farm in the foreground at the bottom of the bluff. Cows are grazing in fiel...

Photograph

Wisconsin River

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of buildings in Prairie du Sac from the east bank of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Elevated view of bridge over Wisconsin River built in 1921 to take the place of the old wooden bridge when it became condemned.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of toll bridge under construction.

Photograph

Power Dam

Date: 1936 after

Description: Elevated view of the power dam on the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1906 

Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.

Postcard

Taxidermist Cart

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A man in a suit and hat, and a ribbon on his lapel, poses in front of a cart with a sign that reads: "E.D. Ochsner, Taxidermist, Prairie du Sac, Wis." Bunt...

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: 1965 

Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...

Date: 2008 

Description: Felix Ohrlien's gas station, at 105 Water Street, was built in 1944-45 and is still in use today, however it is now owned and operated by Dick Ambrose, who...

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,...

Photograph

Baxter House

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...

Date: 1911 

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

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