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Description: Steam powered pile drivers at work on the coffer dam.
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,...
Description: Newly poured concrete buttresses and apron at the east end of the power dam on the downstream side.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Looking across water and through the locks to a shoreline with a large hill in the background. A building is on the left, a wall and pilings are in the wat...
Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.
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: A view, looking east, of the wreckage of the high trestle caused by flooding and ice. The concrete plant is visible on the far bank.
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...
Description: Workmen pose around the "big boiler" and engine that power the 12 inch centrifugal pump used to pump out the coffer dam at the power dam construction site.
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: The concrete mixer stands near the newly poured east shore abutment while men work nearby. Reinforcing rods protrude from the abutment.
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...
Description: Elevated view of the progress within the coffer dam shows concrete forms around the draft tubes and gate guides. The high trestle is seen extending to the...
Description: View of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man is standing on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Elevated view of bridge over Wisconsin River built in 1921 to take the place of the old wooden bridge when it became condemned.
Description: The office force and foremen pose before the south facade of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
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.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...
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: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.
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