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Description: A view through the runway (tunnel) cast into the concrete structure of the power dam at Prairie du Sac.
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright posing on the cover of "Harvester World" magazine. Wright is sitting at a desk at Taliesin.
Description: Workers pose inside the coffer dam. The narrow gauge railroad is behind them. One of the pile drivers is in the background. A bare area on the bluff in...
Description: A crowd gathers for the laying of the cornerstone of the Hon. J.S. Tripp Library and Hall. J. Stephen Tripp was a pioneer in Prairie du Sac, a lawyer, and...
Description: An overview of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...
Description: Forms have been removed from the first concrete poured for the power house in the northeast corner of the coffer dam. Men pour concrete from rail cars on...
Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A deteriorating wooden structure with two gables on the front, identified as the Red Tavern between Kilbourn and Mauston, built in 1848.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...
Description: Newly poured concrete buttresses and apron at the east end of the power dam on the downstream side.
Description: A view, from the west, of the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. Gravel from the quarry was used in concrete for the construction of the power plant and dam.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...
Description: Photographic postcard of exterior view from street of the stone hotel on a corner. Large awnings are over the first floor windows. Decorative ironwork is o...
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store.
Description: View across road of a two-story home located on a corner lot at 330 5th Avenue. There are signs on the lawn advertising rooms for tourists. A man is standi...
Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...
Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the County Jail surrounded by a lawn. A sidewalk leads to wide stone steps that rise up to an arched entrance. The...
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