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Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...
Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.
Description: Colorized postcard of a slightly elevated view of the post office. There are wide front steps up to the arched entrance from the sidewalk. The arched entra...
Description: A view, looking east, of the power house, lock, and dam on the Wisconsin River.
Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior of the Ringling Mansion.
Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...
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: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...
Description: View of the Circus World complex, with railroad cars, a tent and the arena where the circus shows are held. There is a parking lot in the background.
Description: The barn in the foreground, left, is the school barn for the Hillside Home School (which was run by Frank Lloyd Wright's aunts & Enos Lloyd Jones sisters,...
Description: View of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man is standing on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is...
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...
Description: Men excavating within the coffer dam. One man stands on a high piling. Several steam engines at work fill the air with smoke. The high trestle and found...
Description: Man with horse and cart on Main Street. A brick commercial building on the right includes a hardware store and general merchandise store.
Description: View features a dirt street, an opera house on the right, storefronts, horse-drawn vehicles, several pedestrians walking on the sidewalks bordering the str...
Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.
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