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Photograph

Kehl Winery

Date: 1960-02-18 ca.

Description: Two young women looking at a wine making tool. Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City,...

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.

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: 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: 1965 

Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.

Date: 1911-04-22 

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...

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.

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: 1911-10-07 

Description: Workers attempt to secure the trestle against high water on the Wisconsin River during construction of the power dam.

Date: 1911-08-15 

Description: Dam site on the Wisconsin river, looking southwest along the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. The coffer dam and two pile drivers are also visible...

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...

Photograph

New Power Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: Elevated view of a power dam on the Wisconsin River under construction. There is a rowboat in the foreground. On the opposite shoreline are trees and bluff...

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: View within the coffer dam showing four steel draft tubes; wooden supports are visible inside one of the tubes.

Date: 1912-04-12 

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

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen use a crane to erect the gate guides for the power house.

Date: 2008 

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...

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: 1914-03-12 

Description: The office force and foremen pose before the south facade of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Date: 1913-03-11 

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

Date: 1912-01-20 

Description: Two men stand on a rail car on the narrow gauge electric railroad crossing the river at the dam construction site. The portion of track in the background...

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