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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: 1911-03 

Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.

Date: 1911-10-18 

Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1911-06 ca.

Description: Workmen pose during construction of the temporary steam power plant at the Prairie du Sac dam. These engines provided electric power for the construction...

Date: 1914-02-01 

Description: A view looking west toward the lock and power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Pilings and the elevated trestle are in the foregound. Men can be seen work...

Date: 1911-03 

Description: A gasoline-powered launch tows a barge loaded with log pilings on the Wisconsin River to the Prairie du Sac dam site. Workmen drive the launch and guide t...

Date: 1911-11-05 

Description: A diver and team working to inspect the coffer dam for underwater damage caused by flooding.

Date: 1911-06-10 

Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: Workmen pose on and in front of the steel draft tubes. The gate guides are visible on the right.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Old toll bridge across the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac. The view is looking north toward Sauk County.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: City Hall and Library Building, Prairie du Sac, WI.

Date: 1912-05-10 

Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.

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...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has submerged the coffer dam and trestle. Two pile drivers remain in place. Log pilings are floating near the western sh...

Date: 1913-02-08 

Description: A winter view with workers posing with brush mats at the power dam construction site. The gate guides and high trestle form the background.

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: 1911-04 

Description: Workmen pose on a steam-powered pile driver at work at the north end of the slough on the Wisconsin River. The railroad was extended from the village to t...

Date: 1911-09-12 

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...

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