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Date: 1912-05-03 

Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.


Tandem Zebra Team

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two men sit in a two-wheeled buggy hooked up to zebras, next to a fence near the Ring Barn on the left (which is still standing), with several male spectat...


Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street, horse-drawn wagons, storefronts, and several pedestrians walking on the sidewalk bordering the street. In the background is a...

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: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a police officer stand beside the "Pioneer", an early Chicago and Northwestern Railroad locomotive which is parked beside the Sauk County Court...

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: 1914-03-11 

Description: Looking east from the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Recently completed buttresses are in the foreground, with earlier stages of construction visible, in...


Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: Lewis Arms is seated in a 1949 yellow Hudson convertible at Bernard Arms's farm. A man is standing in the background near another automobile parked near th...

Date: 1911 

Description: Workers erect a steam driven pile driver while others survey for the railroad extension from the village of Prairie du Sac to the dam site on the Wisconsin...

Date: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.


Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down center of Main Street which is unpaved. A young girl wearing a bonnet is standing in the road on the right, near another child standing at the co...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bernard Arms poses with his wife Nellie. There is an automobile (possibly a Chevrolet) in the background.


Race Car

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A race car driver and passenger sit in their racer, No. 16, in front of a grandstand. Both wear goggles; the passenger wears a leather helmet. The spectato...

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.


Ringling Hotel

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...

Date: 1925 

Description: An information station advertising: free camping, with hot sandwiches and coffee, and tents and cots for sale. On a utility line pole, there are signs for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two images of ferries as printed on a postcard. The top image is the ferry "Colsac" on the Wisconsin River. The bottom image is simply described as an earl...

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