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Photograph

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: 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: 1913-01-09 

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

Photograph

Corn Crib

Date: 1961-06-04 ca.

Description: View up a hill towards a small corn crib in the sunlight. On the left is a barn.

Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: A view, from the west, of the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. Gravel from the quarry was used in concrete for the construction of the power plant and dam.

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly construced kitchen and dining rooms at the construction camp for the dam on the Wisconsin River. The kitchen building has three ventilators on the r...

Date: 1913-07-02 

Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.

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.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Awnings shade the windows of the three-story stone Richardsonian Romanesque style residence of Al. Ringling.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.

Photograph

Swimming Pool

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Children play in a large swimming pool with a stone changing house.

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen pose during erection of the draft tubes for the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Date: 1921 

Description: View down an unpaved street. There is a Ford automotive repair garage on the left side of the street.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from across street of stone church with a short, sturdy tower, which sits on a corner lot at 111 Sixth Street.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A stocky man in a white suit stands at a lectern and microphone in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling home). Other men and women sit on the platform. A...

Date: 1935 

Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...

Date: 1918 

Description: View of First United Presbyterian Church, located at 416 Ash on the corner of 3rd Street.

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