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Date: 1912-08-01 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The office and administration building at Devil's Lake State Park. A car is parked outside of the building along the road.

Date: 1912-09-30 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A scenic view looking down at Devil's Lake from the bluffs of Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1913-01-09 

Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.

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Machine Shop

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...

Date: 1913-06-13 

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.

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Description: Men lined up for mealtime at the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Camp at Devil's Lake State Park. The camp was reportedly opened in 1935 and closed in 19...

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Ferry

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man and boy wearing hats and overalls stand on a ferry docked at the shoreline. On the ferry is a car. The far shoreline and low hills are in the backgro...

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Bonfire

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Men in hats are gathered around a nighttime bonfire, which was probably part of an anti-German demonstration.

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Shelter House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A shelter house at Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1913-07-02 

Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.

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Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the Merrimac train depot. Against the building a man poses on top of a ladder. He is repainting the exterior. There is a hou...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard view of the rock formation called Tomahawk Rock in Devil's Lake State Park. The lake and beach, trees, bluffs and sky are visible in the bac...

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Mirror Lake

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women stand beside a waterfall "downstream from the crag."

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Race Car

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man in racing attire and goggles sits behind the wheel of a race car. There is a cement block building behind him with an open garage door.

Date: 1944-03-23 

Description: Governor Goodland signing a scrapbook prepared by the Little Friends of America, Baraboo children's organization, for the sailors on the battleship Wiscons...

Date: 1927 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story house with a front porch and an enclosed porch on the side. In the background is a barn or outbuilding.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Tomahawk Rock in Devil's Lake State Park. Foliage can be seen below. The lake, bluffs, trees and sky are vi...

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Description: The old library at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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