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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

Photograph

Kehl Winery

Date: 1960-02-18 ca.

Description: Stone building (winery) in winter. Kehl Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City, 18 Febr...

Date: 1913-11-01 

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.

Photograph

Kehl Winery

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,...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of high water on the Wisconsin River from a bluff on the west bank. The photograph is undated and does not indicate if it was taken prior to the co...

Date: 1913-07-29 

Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.

Date: 1922 

Description: View along side of bridge over the Wisconsin River, built in 1921 to take the place of the old wooden one when it became condemned.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of High School with Evangelical Church to the left.

Date: 1914-03-12 

Description: Office force and foremen pose in front of the south side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

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: 1911 

Description: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.

Date: 1965 

Description: Office of author August Derleth, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio's (WVLR) unofficial consultant on the history of the Sauk-Prairie area. Derleth's novels and s...

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1911-10-11 

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...

Date: 1980-09 

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.

Date: 1911-06 ca.

Description: Workmen pose during construction of the temporary steam power plant at the Prairie du Sac dam. These engines provided electric power for the construction...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

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