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Description: A boy poses in the excavation site for the power house within the coffer dam. He is standing on the narrow gauge tracks; the high trestle is in the backg...
Description: An interior view of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam showing the switchboard.
Description: Receding flood waters reveal destruction of the railroad extension to the power dam construction site.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Full view of high school with small group of people sitting on front stairs and an automobile parked in front. Houses in background.
Description: Interior view of the municipal water plant pump house showing the auxiliary and emergency pump units, powered by an International P-30 power unit.
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...
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Dam and power station on river with two automobiles parked in lot in lower left corner.
Date: 1911-04 ca.
Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.
Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.
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: 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...
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: A copy of a duo-tone print of the exterior of a three-story wooden classical revival building identified as the Empire House.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of toll bridge under construction.
Description: An interior view of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam, showing assembly of the generators, identified by the manufacturer, the Allis-Chalmers Compa...
Description: A diver and team working to inspect the coffer dam for underwater damage caused by flooding.
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: Teenagers studying and playing pool at the Eagle's Nest, a popular teen hangout in downtown Sauk-Prairie. The Eagle's Nest had a juke-box, but the WVLR (Wi...
Description: Looking upstream (north) through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The power house is on the left. The flow of the river has been diverted through the...
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