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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1928 

Description: View of the Black Hawk State Bank, an automotive repair and gas station and other shops. There is a car with its door open in front of the repair shop, nea...

Photograph

Store Interior

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the interior of Ryan Hickethier & Co., a "Sears Associated Store" 132 Fourth Avenue. Kenmore appliances, Silvertone radios, and floor swee...

Date: 1911-10-07 

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

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.

Date: 1911-10-12 

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...

Date: 1912-04-12 

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

Photograph

General Store

Date: 1928 

Description: A general store and gas station with a car parked in front.

Date: 1911-10-07 

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: 1912-05-17 

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.

Photograph

The Empire House

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A copy of a duo-tone print of the exterior of a three-story wooden classical revival building identified as the Empire House.

Date: 1912-05-03 

Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered near a large cannon on the Sauk County courthouse square. There are drummers in military uniform and a group of youngsters in Scottish...

Photograph

Philbrick Garage

Date: 1939 

Description: An exterior view of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford dealership and Cities Service filling station located at 207 Third Avenue. A sign advertises Quaker State...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An unidentified young woman in old-fashioned dress holds flowers as she stands in front of entrance of the Trimpey house at 719 Oak Street.

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

Date: 1918 

Description: View of First United Presbyterian Church, located at 416 Ash on the corner of 3rd Street.

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view across street of the front of the Catholic Church, which is a large, stone building. There is a belfry on the lef...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

Date: 1912-05-31 

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.

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