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Date: 1911 

Description: Steam-powered pile driver and centrifugal pump (in shed) at work at the Wisconsin River dam site. Men and children are watching the work.

Date: 1911 

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:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of buildings lining river in foreground with farmland in background.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dam and power station on river with two automobiles parked in lot in lower left corner.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.

Date: 1913-01-09 

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

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of bluff taken from below.

Date: 1914-08-04 

Description: An interior view of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam showing the switchboard.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of Cummings-Cooper house with woman standing in front. House was owned in 1940 by Mrs. H.F. Leindorff. House was built in 1857.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: A gasoline-powered launch tows a barge loaded with log pilings on the Wisconsin River to the Prairie du Sac dam site. Workmen drive the launch and guide t...

Date: 1914-11-03 

Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.

Date: 1913-03-11 

Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.

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.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Photographer's jewelry store and clock repair shop with a watch-shaped sign in front. In the window are a clock, jewelry box, and a rack with paper goods,...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: City Hall and Library Building, Prairie du Sac, WI.

Date: 1911-04 

Description: Workmen pose on a steam-powered pile driver at work at the north end of the slough on the Wisconsin River. The railroad was extended from the village to t...

Date: 1911-07-27 

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man stands near the generators inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. The base of the generators is marked with the name of the manufacturer,...

Date: 1913-03-19 

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.

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