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Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin with an inset of Clifton.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Salem Church of the Evanglical Association of North America. The original church was built in 1851 in the township of Honey Creek. This church is the third...
Description: Progress on the power house construction, with the east portion of the wall complete, and men working on forms for the rest of the wall.
Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.
Description: Workers maneuver a load of gravel into a concrete mixer at the plant on the east bank of the river. The east abutment is in the foreground, left.
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...
Description: Workers stand on the barge-mounted, steam-driven pile driver at work on the coffer dam.
Description: Receding flood waters reveal destruction of the railroad extension to the power dam construction site.
Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...
Description: Completed east portion of the first story of the generator room of the power house. Forms are in place at the west end.
Description: A view through the runway (tunnel) cast into the concrete structure of the power dam at Prairie du Sac.
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...
Description: A view, looking east, of the power house, lock, and dam on the Wisconsin River.
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.
Description: Steam powered pile drivers at work on the coffer dam.
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1915 before
Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: This was the first bridge built across the Wisconsin River, constructed about 1850, although it was not opened to traffic until 1852. It was torn down in 1...
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...
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