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Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...
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 operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
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: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.
Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.
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...
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.
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.
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: 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...
Description: Two men stand on the tracks of the newly constructed railroad extension to the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Behind them, the tracks are su...
Description: Two women and a man pose among the timber pilings near the east shore of the river. Wooden concrete forms and two buildings can be seen in the background.
Description: Workers stand on the barge-mounted, steam-driven pile driver at work on the coffer dam.
Description: Workmen pour concrete from the elevated railroad into forms below.
Description: Workmen stand on a barge carrying a steam-powered pile driver. The pilings will form the coffer dam necessary for construction of the power plant on the W...
Description: Progress on the power house construction, with the east portion of the wall complete, and men working on forms for the rest of the wall.
Description: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.
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