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Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: City Hall and Library Building, Prairie du Sac, WI.
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: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.
Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.
Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...
Description: A view, looking east, of the wreckage of the high trestle caused by flooding and ice. The concrete plant is visible on the far bank.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Photographer's jewelry store and clock repair shop with a watch-shaped sign in front. In the window are a clock, jewelry box, and a rack with paper goods,...
Description: Dam site on the Wisconsin river, looking southwest along the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. The coffer dam and two pile drivers are also visible...
Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.
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...
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.
Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.
Description: A view from the hill, looking northeast at the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Much of the brickwork has been completed. Concrete forms for the lo...
Date: 1915 before
Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...
Description: An overview of the dam site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore. Three pile drivers are at work on the coffer dam. The railroad trestle is in the...
Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.
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.
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