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Photograph

Locks at Power Dam

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...

Date: 1911-06-19 

Description: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...

Photograph

High Bridge

Date: 1922 

Description: View from shoreline of bridge over the Wisconsin River. In the left lower foreground is a shed, and a rowboat. On the opposite shoreline are farms and fiel...

Photograph

Baxter House

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from across road of Baxter House, a two-story wooden structure. A man is sitting on the roof working on the chimney. A bell tower is seen behind the r...

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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...

Date: 1911-06-21 

Description: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...

Date: 1913-06-29 

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: 1925 

Description: View from bluff of Crystal Lake and surrounding rolling hills. There is a dairy farm in the foreground at the bottom of the bluff. Cows are grazing in fiel...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Completed east portion of the first story of the generator room of the power house. Forms are in place at the west end.

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: 1912-11-21 

Description: An overview of the progress of construction within the coffer dam shows the gate guides and draft tubes in place. Concrete forms and chutes, as well as ti...

Date: 1911-07-01 

Description: A steam-powered centrifugal sand pump at work on the Wisconsin River during the construction of the power dam. Pilings of the coffer dam are visible in th...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of toll bridge under construction.

Photograph

New Power Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: Elevated view of a power dam on the Wisconsin River under construction. There is a rowboat in the foreground. On the opposite shoreline are trees and bluff...

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1911 

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...

Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: A view, from the west, of the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. Gravel from the quarry was used in concrete for the construction of the power plant and dam.

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