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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...
Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.
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.
Description: A view looking west toward the lock and power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Pilings and the elevated trestle are in the foregound. Men can be seen work...
Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.
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.
Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...
Date: 1936 after
Description: Elevated view of the power dam on the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.
Description: A boy poses in the excavation site for the power house within the coffer dam. He is standing on the narrow gauge tracks; the high trestle is in the backg...
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: Looking east across the power house, lock, and uncompleted portion of the dam. The concrete plant is seen on the far bank. The rising water of Lake Wisco...
Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.
Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.
Description: Sections of turbines inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.
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...
Description: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...
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.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...
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