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Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.
Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...
Date: 1911-04 ca.
Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.
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: Cooks pose inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.
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: 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: A view, looking east, of the wreckage of the high trestle caused by flooding and ice. The concrete plant is visible on the far bank.
Description: Sections of turbines inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
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...
Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View from across road of Baxter House, a two-story wooden structure. A man is sitting on the roof working on the chimney. A bell tower is seen behind the r...
Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.
Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: A copy of a duo-tone print of the exterior of a three-story wooden classical revival building identified as the Empire House.
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...
Description: Looking upstream (north) through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The power house is on the left. The flow of the river has been diverted through the...
Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.
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.
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.
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