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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: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.
Description: High water has scattered timber pilings through the construction camp. The office is on the right; the smoke stacks of the temporary power plant are visib...
Description: Interior view of the municipal water plant pump house showing the auxiliary and emergency pump units, powered by an International P-30 power unit.
Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Casual portrait of August Derleth sitting behind his typewriter in his office, with Gaylord Nelson sitting on his desk to talk.
Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.
Description: Workers maneuver a load of gravel into a concrete mixer at the plant on the east bank of the river. The east abutment is in the foreground, left.
Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.
Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...
Description: Two women and a man pose among the timber pilings near the east shore of the river. Wooden concrete forms and two buildings can be seen in the background.
Description: A view through the runway (tunnel) cast into the concrete structure of the power dam at Prairie du Sac.
Description: Pile drivers at work on the coffer dam. Pilings are also floating within the confines of the dam. The shoreline can be seen in the background.
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...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.
Description: The concrete mixer stands near the newly poured east shore abutment while men work nearby. Reinforcing rods protrude from the abutment.
Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.
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: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.
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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