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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.
Description: Newly construced kitchen and dining rooms at the construction camp for the dam on the Wisconsin River. The kitchen building has three ventilators on the r...
Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.
Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.
Description: Cooks pose in the kitchen at the power dam workers' camp.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of buildings in Prairie du Sac from the east bank of the Wisconsin River.
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,...
Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
Description: A man stands on a staircase overlooking an operating generator in the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Front view of Cummings-Cooper house with woman standing in front. House was owned in 1940 by Mrs. H.F. Leindorff. House was built in 1857.
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: Looking upstream (north) through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The power house is on the left. The flow of the river has been diverted through the...
Description: A gasoline-powered launch tows a barge loaded with log pilings on the Wisconsin River to the Prairie du Sac dam site. Workmen drive the launch and guide t...
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...
Description: View from shoreline of bridge over the Wisconsin River. In the left lower foreground is a shed, and a rowboat. On the opposite shoreline are farms and fiel...
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...
Description: Steam powered pile drivers at work on the coffer dam.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: City Hall and Library Building, Prairie du Sac, WI.
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