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Date: 1924 ca.

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

Date: 1913-07-18 

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...

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...

Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen pose during erection of the draft tubes for the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Side view of church converted to offices of Dresen Brothers Contractors and Manufacturers. Sign on bulding reads: "Dresen Brothers Twin City Contractors &...

Date: 1911-04 ca.

Description: Men stand on and beside a rail car in front of the main construction office at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: Two men stand on the tracks of the newly constructed railroad extension to the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Behind them, the tracks are su...


Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

Date: 1913-07-29 

Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: High water has scattered timber pilings through the construction camp. The office is on the right; the smoke stacks of the temporary power plant are visib...

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: View within the coffer dam showing four steel draft tubes; wooden supports are visible inside one of the tubes.

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: 1908 ca.

Description: View fro shoreline of toll bridge across the Wisconsin River. The writer of the postcard states: "This is the first bridge over the Wis. River. It's about...

Date: 1911-05-06 

Description: Workmen pose while erecting the first smoke stack at the power plant construction site on the Wisconsin River. Two men have scaled the stack.

Date: 1912-07-16 

Description: Workers pose inside the coffer dam. The narrow gauge railroad is behind them. One of the pile drivers is in the background. A bare area on the bluff in...

Date: 1965 

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...


Salem Church

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...

Date: 1912-06-30 

Description: Newly poured concrete buttresses and apron at the east end of the power dam on the downstream side.

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