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Date:  date unknown

Description: Two images of ferries as printed on a postcard. The top image is the ferry "Colsac" on the Wisconsin River. The bottom image is simply described as an earl...

Date: 1911-10-07 

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: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.

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...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).

Photograph

Aldo Leopold

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posed with binoculars, about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of the Wisconsin River fa...

Photograph

Baxter House

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from across road of Baxter House, a two-story wooden structure. A man is sitting on the roof working on the chimney. A bell tower is seen behind the r...

Photograph

Power Plant and Dam

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree-cov...

Photograph

Joe Mayer 03

Date: 1978 

Description: Joe Mayer examining the fly he had just swatted.

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Ott Family

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The extended Ott family posing in front of a woodpile of split and cut wood stacked against a log barn located on the Ott farm. The man is adjusting his gl...

Date: 1913-05-17 

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:  date unknown

Description: View looking down at Taliesin apprentices rebuilding the Call Tower model first created in 1918. Work is being done in the Hillside studio. The Call Tower...

Date: 1912-03-03 

Description: Two women and a man pose among the timber pilings near the east shore of the river. Wooden concrete forms and two buildings can be seen in the background.

Date: 1929-06-01 

Description: Bernard Arms (standing), uncle of Lewis Arms, shares a picnic with his neighbors Mr. and Mrs. (Betsy) Nofsinger.

Date: 1909 

Description: Seven women and a man pose on a large boulder in front of a wall-like rock formation probably in Parfrey's Glen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charles Steppe, the biological father of Lewis Arms, leads a horse down a street. The horse is wearing an ornate bridle and they may be in a parade.

Date: 1911 

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...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.

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Eight Men

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Seven men, five in work clothes and two wearing suits pose on the steps in front of a wooden building, which is a machine shop, with large paned windows. O...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man posing with a locomotive on display behind a fence at House on the Rock. The sign on the train reads: "Peter H. Burno. Mighty in Strength & Endurance...

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