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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...
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: Looking east across the power house, lock, and uncompleted portion of the dam. The concrete plant is seen on the far bank. The rising water of Lake Wisco...
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: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.
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: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of buildings lining river in foreground with farmland in background.
Description: Workmen pose during erection of the draft tubes for the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Date: 1960-02-18 ca.
Description: Stone building (winery) in winter. Kehl Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City, 18 Febr...
Description: A view of the power house from the southwest showing progress of the brickwork. Two cars stand on the railroad extension. Workers are pushing cars along...
Description: Workmen stand on a barge carrying a steam-powered pile driver. The pilings will form the coffer dam necessary for construction of the power plant on the W...
Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.
Description: View within the coffer dam showing four steel draft tubes; wooden supports are visible inside one of the tubes.
Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.
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: 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: 1960 ca.
Description: Casual portrait of August Derleth sitting behind his typewriter in his office, with Gaylord Nelson sitting on his desk to talk.
Description: Two young women looking at a wine making tool. Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City,...
Description: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.
Description: Workers pose with roof trusses on the power house, 85 feet above the water level at the Prairie du Sac Dam. Note the brickwork in progress.
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