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Description: Two men stand on a rail car on the narrow gauge electric railroad crossing the river at the dam construction site. The portion of track in the background...
Description: Workmen pose on and in front of the steel draft tubes. The gate guides are visible on the right.
Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
Description: Two women and a man pose among the timber pilings near the east shore of the river. Wooden concrete forms and two buildings can be seen in the background.
Description: An overview of the progress of construction within the coffer dam shows the gate guides and draft tubes in place. Concrete forms and chutes, as well as ti...
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: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.
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.
Description: Completed power house and dam, looking east at the north, or upstream, side of the structure. On the far shore, the site of the gravel quarry is apparent...
Description: Pile drivers at work on the coffer dam. Pilings are also floating within the confines of the dam. The shoreline can be seen in the background.
Description: The concrete mixer stands near the newly poured east shore abutment while men work nearby. Reinforcing rods protrude from the abutment.
Description: Two workmen stand in the outlet of a steel draft tube in the power house, while other men work above it. Cars move along the elevated trestle above.
Description: Looking east from the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Recently completed buttresses are in the foreground, with earlier stages of construction visible, in...
Description: View down middle of unpaved street of the central business district. A man is sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile along the left curb near a gara...
Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.
Description: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.
Description: Completed east portion of the first story of the generator room of the power house. Forms are in place at the west end.
Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.
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: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...
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