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Photograph

Wisconsin River

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of buildings in Prairie du Sac from the east bank of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Casual portrait of August Derleth sitting behind his typewriter in his office, with Gaylord Nelson sitting on his desk to talk.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.

Date: 1912-08-18 

Description: Cooks pose inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.

Date: 1924 ca.

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

Date: 1952-02-13 

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...

Date: 1911-09-23 

Description: Workers stand on the barge-mounted, steam-driven pile driver at work on the coffer dam.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of buildings lining river in foreground with farmland in background.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of bricklayers pose with the tools of their trade in front of an unfinished brick wall at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Note the wooden form for a...

Date: 1911 

Description: Steam-powered pile driver and centrifugal pump (in shed) at work at the Wisconsin River dam site. Men and children are watching the work.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dam and power station on river with two automobiles parked in lot in lower left corner.

Date: 1877 ca.

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

Date: 1915-08-19 

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...

Date: 1914-11-03 

Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.

Date: 1913-03-11 

Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly construced kitchen and dining rooms at the construction camp for the dam on the Wisconsin River. The kitchen building has three ventilators on the r...

Date: 1910-08-11 

Description: The first machinery at work sounding at the site for the power dam. Workmen pose near the carriage-mounted equipment. A horse-drawn wagon is in the backg...

Date: 1965 

Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.

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