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Description: Workmen pose outside the dining hall before dinner.
Description: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.
Description: An overview, from the west bank, of the power dam construction site. The high trestle is in the background, and the narrow gauge electric railroad is in t...
Description: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.
Description: View down middle of unpaved street of the central business district. A man is sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile along the left curb near a gara...
Description: Workers erect a steam driven pile driver while others survey for the railroad extension from the village of Prairie du Sac to the dam site on the Wisconsin...
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: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.
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: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).
Date: 1960-02-18 ca.
Description: Two young women looking at a wine making tool. Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City,...
Description: Eight cooks posing inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.
Description: A group portrait of Pearl Clough, Myrtle Stoddard, Fraua Wiswall, Zilla Wiswall, and Roy Stoddard (probably left to right). Three of the women are posed to...
Description: View down middle of street, showing the central business district. A drug store, restaurant and hotel are on the left. A garage, bank, bathhouse, bowling a...
Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...
Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
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: Frozen Wisconsin River from the east bank looking west, marked to show the future location of the power dam. Logs and stumps indicate prior clearing of th...
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