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Date: 1912-08-18 

Description: Cooks pose inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.

Date: 1911-09-23 

Description: Workers stand on the barge-mounted, steam-driven pile driver at work on the coffer dam.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of bricklayers pose with the tools of their trade in front of an unfinished brick wall at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Note the wooden form for a...

Date: 1913-03-11 

Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...

Date: 1910-08-11 

Description: The first machinery at work sounding at the site for the power dam. Workmen pose near the carriage-mounted equipment. A horse-drawn wagon is in the backg...

Date: 1965 

Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.

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.

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....

Date: 1915-08-20 

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man stands near the generators inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. The base of the generators is marked with the name of the manufacturer,...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.

Date: 1912-10-17 

Description: A crowd gathers for the laying of the cornerstone of the Hon. J.S. Tripp Library and Hall. J. Stephen Tripp was a pioneer in Prairie du Sac, a lawyer, and...

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.

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: 1912-07-25 

Description: A boy poses in the excavation site for the power house within the coffer dam. He is standing on the narrow gauge tracks; the high trestle is in the backg...

Date: 1912-07-16 

Description: Workmen pose around the "big boiler" and engine that power the 12 inch centrifugal pump used to pump out the coffer dam at the power dam construction site.

Date: 1965 

Description: Office of author August Derleth, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio's (WVLR) unofficial consultant on the history of the Sauk-Prairie area. Derleth's novels and s...

Date: 1911-06-19 

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...

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