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Description: A view of the west bank of the Wisconsin River at Pounds Landing. This bluff is at the western end of the power dam which was constructed 1911-1914.
Description: Workmen pour concrete from the elevated railroad into forms below.
Description: Forms have been removed, revealing the newly poured buttresses and apron. A man is pushing a cart on the elevated road.
Description: Men with shovels work downstream from the east abutment, while others look on.
Description: Workmen use a crane to erect the gate guides for the power house.
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.
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.
Description: The Prairie du Sac High School basketball team plays Lodi on Friday night. If the Prairie du Sac team were to win the game, it would share the Tri-County L...
Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.
Description: Rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad. Note the partiall...
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: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.
Description: Workmen pose outside the dining hall before dinner.
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: 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: Office force and foremen pose in front of the south side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Men excavating within the coffer dam. One man stands on a high piling. Several steam engines at work fill the air with smoke. The high trestle and found...
Description: An overview of the dam site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore. Three pile drivers are at work on the coffer dam. The railroad trestle is in the...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: A man in a suit and hat, and a ribbon on his lapel, poses in front of a cart with a sign that reads: "E.D. Ochsner, Taxidermist, Prairie du Sac, Wis." Bunt...
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