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Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.
Description: The concrete mixer stands near the newly poured east shore abutment while men work nearby. Reinforcing rods protrude from the abutment.
Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
Description: Workmen pour concrete from the elevated railroad into forms below.
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: 1908 ca.
Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.
Description: Forms have been removed, revealing the newly poured buttresses and apron. A man is pushing a cart on the elevated road.
Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...
Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.
Description: Office force and foremen pose in front of the south side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
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.
Description: Rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad. Note the partiall...
Description: An interior view of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam showing the switchboard.
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: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.
Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
Date: 1915 before
Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...
Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...
Description: Workers pose with roof trusses on the power house, 85 feet above the water level at the Prairie du Sac Dam. Note the brickwork in progress.
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