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Date: 1912-05-31 

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.

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Runway Through Dam

Date: 1912-07-01 

Description: A view through the runway (tunnel) cast into the concrete structure of the power dam at Prairie du Sac.

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: 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: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of Civilian Conservation Corps workers standing at a table saw. One man, probably a supervisor, wears a hat and tie.

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Public School

Date: 1922 

Description: A view of the public school, a wood building with two front entrances and a belfry. A flagpole, a pile of fuel wood and a seesaw on the left. Surrounded by...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Barn used by the Ringling Brothers to store circus equipment during the winter.

Date: 1909 

Description: View from street of a street corner in the business district, with a large brick building housing the J.A.W. Sprecher general merchandise store, with fire...

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Cars Buried in Snow

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with three men standing beside parked cars that have been buried by snowfall and snowplow on Fourth Avenue, Baraboo, Wisconsin. The Sauk Count...

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street and a horse-drawn wagon. On the right is a brick building with signs, a lamppost, and a sign that says "LIVERY". In the far bac...

Date: 1913-01-09 

Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved road towards three churches in a row. The M.E. and Catholic Churches are brick buildings with arched windows, belfry, and steeples. A sma...

Date: 1954-10-24 

Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.

Date: 1914-11-03 

Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The rear of Helen Baldwin's Restaurant near Baraboo. Notes on the negative envelope indicate that the restaurant was operated by the photographer and his w...

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