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Description: Felix Ohrlien's gas station, at 105 Water Street, was built in 1944-45 and is still in use today, however it is now owned and operated by Dick Ambrose, who...
Description: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.
Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.
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,...
Description: Sections of turbines inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Workmen pose outside the dining hall before dinner.
Description: A man stands on a staircase overlooking an operating generator in the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Two men and a boy pose on rail cars carrying two 150 horse-power boilers for use in the temporary power plant at the dam construction site at Prairie du Sa...
Description: A view, looking east, of the power house, lock, and dam on the Wisconsin River.
Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.
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: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.
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.
Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.
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: 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: Steam powered pile drivers at work on the coffer dam.
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 of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.
Description: Completed power house and dam, looking east at the north, or upstream, side of the structure. On the far shore, the site of the gravel quarry is apparent...
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