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Photograph

Locks at Power Dam

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...

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.

Photograph

Phillips' Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Uncle Billy Johnson home at Governor Phillip's house, about six miles north of Prairie du Sac near highway 12. Portion of house, rock formation in back...

Date: 1915 before

Description: Workers pose in a doorway at the Prairie du Sac dam construction site. Two men appear to be working on a gas lamp, while others hold spools of wire, prepa...

Date: 1911-10-12 

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...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin with an inset of Clifton.

Date: 1907 

Description: A view of the west bank of the Wisconsin River at Pounds Landing. This bluff is at the western end of the power dam which was constructed 1911-1914.

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 

Description: View down middle of unpaved street of the central business district. A man is sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile along the left curb near a gara...

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: 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: 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...

Postcard

Park Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking south down Park Avenue. Houses line the right side of street, telephone and power poles line left side.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: A view from the hill, looking northeast at the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Much of the brickwork has been completed. Concrete forms for the lo...

Date: 1965 

Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...

Date: 1922 

Description: View down middle of street, showing the central business district. A drug store, restaurant and hotel are on the left. A garage, bank, bathhouse, bowling a...

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly construced kitchen and dining rooms at the construction camp for the dam on the Wisconsin River. The kitchen building has three ventilators on the r...

Date: 1912-08-01 

Description: An overview of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).

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