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Description: Workers attempt to secure the trestle against high water on the Wisconsin River during construction of the power dam.
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: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.
Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.
Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.
Description: Dam site on the Wisconsin river, looking southwest along the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. The coffer dam and two pile drivers are also visible...
Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
Description: A crowd gathers for the laying of the cornerstone of the Hon. J.S. Tripp Library and Hall. J. Stephen Tripp was a pioneer in Prairie du Sac, a lawyer, and...
Description: An overview of the dam site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore. Three pile drivers are at work on the coffer dam. The railroad trestle is in the...
Description: Office force and foremen pose in front of the south side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: View from the west bank of the Wisconsin River showing progress on the power dam. The narrow gauge track is visible in the foreground.
Description: Workmen pose during erection of the draft tubes for the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: A view from the hill, looking northeast at the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Much of the brickwork has been completed. Concrete forms for the lo...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A man stands on a staircase overlooking an operating generator in the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
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: Newly poured concrete buttresses and apron at the east end of the power dam on the downstream side.
Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.
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: Workmen pose outside the dining hall before dinner.
Description: Two men stand on the tracks of the newly constructed railroad extension to the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Behind them, the tracks are su...
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