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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: 1912-04-12 

Description: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.

Date: 1913-03-11 

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

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: Workmen pose on and in front of the steel draft tubes. The gate guides are visible on the right.

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: 1912-05-09 

Description: Men with shovels work downstream from the east abutment, while others look on.

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.

Date: 1965 

Description: Teenagers studying and playing pool at the Eagle's Nest, a popular teen hangout in downtown Sauk-Prairie. The Eagle's Nest had a juke-box, but the WVLR (Wi...

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: 1912-07-16 

Description: Workers pose inside the coffer dam. The narrow gauge railroad is behind them. One of the pile drivers is in the background. A bare area on the bluff in...

Date: 1911-03 

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

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...

Date: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: Two workmen stand in the outlet of a steel draft tube in the power house, while other men work above it. Cars move along the elevated trestle above.

Date: 1906 ca.

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

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: 1913-10-10 

Description: Workers pose with roof trusses on the power house, 85 feet above the water level at the Prairie du Sac Dam. Note the brickwork in progress.

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: 1911-10-18 

Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.

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