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Description: Looking east from the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Recently completed buttresses are in the foreground, with earlier stages of construction visible, in...
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: 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...
Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.
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...
Description: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.
Description: Cooks pose in the kitchen at the power dam workers' camp.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.
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.
Description: Office force and foremen pose in front of the south side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.
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: The Prairie du Sac High School basketball team plays Lodi on Friday night. If the Prairie du Sac team were to win the game, it would share the Tri-County L...
Description: Steam-powered pile driver and centrifugal pump (in shed) at work at the Wisconsin River dam site. Men and children are watching the work.
Date: 1936 after
Description: Elevated view of the power dam on the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.
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: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.
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: Workmen pose while erecting the first smoke stack at the power plant construction site on the Wisconsin River. Two men have scaled the stack.
Description: A steam-powered centrifugal sand pump at work on the Wisconsin River during the construction of the power dam. Pilings of the coffer dam are visible in th...
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