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Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.
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: 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: 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...
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: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.
Description: Workers and a boy, Edgar Walch, pose on a steam shovel in the quarry at Eagle View Bluff. Edgar's father, Engelbert Walch, owned the steam shovel. The gr...
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: 1877 ca.
Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).
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: 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: 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...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Close-up of Tripp Memorial Library in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, about 1912.
Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.
Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
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: 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: 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...
Description: A view of the south, or downstream, side of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. A man stands on pilings near the bank; the railroad extension is in...
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