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Date: 1911-04-14 

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

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...

Date: 1911-04 ca.

Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

Date: 1911-05-06 

Description: Workmen pose while erecting the first smoke stack at the power plant construction site on the Wisconsin River. Two men have scaled the stack.

Date: 1912-08-18 

Description: Cooks pose inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.

Date: 1912-07-16 

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...

Date: 1913-06-29 

Description: View from the west bank of the Wisconsin River showing progress on the power dam. The narrow gauge track is visible in the foreground.

Date: 1913-03-19 

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: 1914-02-28 

Description: Sections of turbines inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Date: 1912-08-01 

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: 1911-06-10 

Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...

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...

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.

Date: 1913-04-07 

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

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: 1912-09-30 

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...

Photograph

Lock at Power Dam

Date: 1914-03-11 

Description: Looking upstream (north) through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The power house is on the left. The flow of the river has been diverted through the...

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: 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: 1913-11-01 

Description: Wooden forms are in place for construction of the walls of the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The newly constructed power house is on the left.

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