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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: Elevated view of the steamer Ellen Hardy at dock. Text on the bottom left reads, "'Ellen Hardy' at Pr-Du-Sac. in 1870." The Ellen Hardy bel...
Description: Workmen pose on and in front of the steel draft tubes. The gate guides are visible on the right.
Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.
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...
Description: An overview of the progress of construction within the coffer dam shows the gate guides and draft tubes in place. Concrete forms and chutes, as well as ti...
Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.
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: Steam powered pile drivers at work on the coffer dam.
Description: An overview of the power dam construction site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore. The outline of the coffer dam is easily seen. Three steam-powe...
Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.
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: Workmen pour concrete from the elevated railroad into forms below.
Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...
Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.
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: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.
Description: Two workmen stand in the outlet of a steel draft tube in the power house, while other men work above it. Cars move along the elevated trestle above.
Description: A view of the power house from the southwest showing progress of the brickwork. Two cars stand on the railroad extension. Workers are pushing cars along...
Description: Progress on the power house construction, with the east portion of the wall complete, and men working on forms for the rest of the wall.
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