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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...
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Men with shovels work downstream from the east abutment, while others look on.
Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.
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: 1906 ca.
Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...
Description: Group portrait of the Prairie du Sac High School football team and coaching staff, winners of the Tri-County League championship.
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...
Description: Felix Ohrlien's gas station, at 105 Water Street, was built in 1944-45 and is still in use today, however it is now owned and operated by Dick Ambrose, who...
Description: Looking east across the power house, lock, and uncompleted portion of the dam. The concrete plant is seen on the far bank. The rising water of Lake Wisco...
Description: A diver and team working to inspect the coffer dam for underwater damage caused by flooding.
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: 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.
Description: A view looking west toward the lock and power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Pilings and the elevated trestle are in the foregound. Men can be seen work...
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: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
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