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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: 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.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Close-up of Tripp Memorial Library in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, about 1912.
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...
Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Salem Church of the Evanglical Association of North America. The original church was built in 1851 in the township of Honey Creek. This church is the third...
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: A view of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man stands on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is in...
Description: A steam-powered centrifugal sand pump at work on the Wisconsin River during the construction of the power dam. Pilings of the coffer dam are visible in th...
Description: Men pose on a barge carrying a steam powered pile driver at work on the coffer dam for the construction of the powerhouse.
Description: Cooks pose inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.
Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.
Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.
Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has submerged the coffer dam and trestle. Two pile drivers remain in place. Log pilings are floating near the western sh...
Date: 1915 before
Description: Workers pose in a doorway at the Prairie du Sac dam construction site. Two men appear to be working on a gas lamp, while others hold spools of wire, prepa...
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...
Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.
Description: Workmen stand on a barge carrying a steam-powered pile driver. The pilings will form the coffer dam necessary for construction of the power plant on the W...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A group of bricklayers pose with the tools of their trade in front of an unfinished brick wall at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Note the wooden form for a...
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