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Description: Completed east portion of the first story of the generator room of the power house. Forms are in place at the west end.
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...
Description: Eight cooks posing inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.
Description: An interior view of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam showing the switchboard.
Description: Looking east from the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Recently completed buttresses are in the foreground, with earlier stages of construction visible, in...
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: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of buildings in Prairie du Sac from the east bank of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.
Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Looking south down Park Avenue. Houses line the right side of street, telephone and power poles line left side.
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.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
Description: An interior view of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam, showing assembly of the generators, identified by the manufacturer, the Allis-Chalmers Compa...
Description: Group portrait of the Prairie du Sac High School football team and coaching staff, winners of the Tri-County League championship.
Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.
Description: A winter view with workers posing with brush mats at the power dam construction site. The gate guides and high trestle form the background.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Bridge over the Wisconsin River.
Description: Steam powered pile drivers at work on the coffer dam.
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...
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