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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: A patrolman, as local highway crewmen were known, filling a crack on State Highway 12 in Sauk County.
Description: A gasoline-powered launch tows a barge loaded with log pilings on the Wisconsin River to the Prairie du Sac dam site. Workmen drive the launch and guide t...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View across river of a crowd gathered on a steep riverbank overlooking a submerged car. There is a large house at the top of the hill.
Description: Workmen pose on a steam-powered pile driver at work at the north end of the slough on the Wisconsin River. The railroad was extended from the village to t...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bernard Arms holding a firearm poses on a parade float decorated in an autumn theme, including a stuffed bear, fox, and squirrel. The parade was a part of...
Description: View across water of a deck truss bridge over the dam at Mirror Lake. Timme Mill is on the left side of the lake. There are boats in the foreground, and th...
Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.
Description: The photographer stands on a park or garden path holding his gloves. He wears a coat with attached cape, hat, and large cravat.
Description: Four men pose in front of a railroad car. Two of the men are shaking hands. A banner on the car advertises "A Carload of Majestic Radios for Gem City Oil C...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A stereograph showing spectators gathered behind the starter's cannon on Devil's Lake.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...
Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Motorcycle police at the Badger Ordnance plant in Baraboo, Wisconsin, between 1942 and 1945. These men patrolled the fence line of the plant. One of the gu...
Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.
Description: A man stands on a wooden dock near a tour boat. The sign on top of the boat advertises "Summer Homesites."
Description: Filling station with attendant standing outside near two pumps. There is a stand with signs advertising Old Gold cigarettes, 5 cent vegetable sandwiches, P...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Albert Ludley Tuttle of Baraboo, standing with his grandchildren and grown sons with farm equipment and horses in a field of young trees. In the field in t...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View of people, a pier, a steamboat and row boats on Devil's Lake. An American flag is on the steamboat. The people are elegantly dressed.
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