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Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
Description: Pile drivers at work on the coffer dam. Pilings are also floating within the confines of the dam. The shoreline can be seen in the background.
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.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of buildings lining river in foreground with farmland in background.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of toll bridge under construction.
Description: High water has scattered timber pilings through the construction camp. The office is on the right; the smoke stacks of the temporary power plant are visib...
Description: Rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad. Note the partiall...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Bridge over the Wisconsin River.
Description: The office force and foremen pose before the south facade of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.
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: Workers stand on the barge-mounted, steam-driven pile driver at work on the coffer dam.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Two buildings: a post ofice and a livery stable/feed store. A man is exiting the post office. Sign on livery stable reads: "Livery Feed and Sale Stable."
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.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View of bluff taken from below.
Description: Newly poured concrete buttresses and apron at the east end of the power dam on the downstream side.
Description: A view upstream through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Workmen guide a barge through the lock as a man and woman watch from the wall.
Description: Workers erect a steam driven pile driver while others survey for the railroad extension from the village of Prairie du Sac to the dam site on the Wisconsin...
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: High water on the Wisconsin River has submerged the coffer dam and trestle. Two pile drivers remain in place. Log pilings are floating near the western sh...
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