Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Cooks pose in the kitchen at the power dam workers' camp.
Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.
Description: Workers and a boy, Edgar Walch, pose on a steam shovel in the quarry at Eagle View Bluff. Edgar's father, Engelbert Walch, owned the steam shovel. The gr...
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: 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...
Description: Two men and a boy pose on rail cars carrying two 150 horse-power boilers for use in the temporary power plant at the dam construction site at Prairie du Sa...
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...
Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...
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...
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Men pose on a barge carrying a steam powered pile driver at work on the coffer dam for the construction of the powerhouse.
Description: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.
Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...
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....
Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
Date: 1911-06 ca.
Description: Workmen pose during construction of the temporary steam power plant at the Prairie du Sac dam. These engines provided electric power for the construction...
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...
Description: Workers maneuver a load of gravel into a concrete mixer at the plant on the east bank of the river. The east abutment is in the foreground, left.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706