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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View of the west side of Water Street.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.
Description: Row of cabins in Effinger Park. Each has a screened back porch. Picnic tables, sling-back chairs, and a parked car are under the trees on the lawn.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: View of the west side of Water Street, looking south.
Description: View of a row of cabins at the Panoramic Resort. There are two cars parked on the left.
Description: View down valley of a procession of hundreds of pilgrims walking up the hill to St. Anne's Chapel which is lined with Stations of the Cross. The crowd is w...
Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.
Description: View of Water Street, showing a millinery shop.
Description: Colorized postcard of a slightly elevated view of the post office. There are wide front steps up to the arched entrance from the sidewalk. The arched entra...
Description: Receding flood waters reveal destruction of the railroad extension to the power dam construction site.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A repair man checks a tire on a stand and a second inspects an inner tube while a customer looks on. Signs advertise Goodrich Tires, Bowes Seal Fast, and t...
Description: A view, looking east, of the power house, lock, and dam on the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message...
Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.
Description: View of the Wisconsin River shoreline showing lumber rafts "tied up over Sunday."
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior of the Ringling Mansion.
Description: Crowd gathered for the dedication of a new bridge at Sauk City by Governor Emmanuel Philipp. Many onlookers carry parasols.
Description: Water Street, looking north. On the right is the Up-To-Date Auto Company.
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