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Description: Two men stand on a rail car on the narrow gauge electric railroad crossing the river at the dam construction site. The portion of track in the background...
Description: Workmen pose on and in front of the steel draft tubes. The gate guides are visible on the right.
Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.
Description: Workers stand on the barge-mounted, steam-driven pile driver at work on the coffer dam.
Description: Two women and a man pose among the timber pilings near the east shore of the river. Wooden concrete forms and two buildings can be seen in the background.
Description: An overview of the progress of construction within the coffer dam shows the gate guides and draft tubes in place. Concrete forms and chutes, as well as ti...
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.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Photographer's jewelry store and clock repair shop with a watch-shaped sign in front. In the window are a clock, jewelry box, and a rack with paper goods,...
Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.
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: Wooden forms are in place for construction of the walls of the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The newly constructed power house is on the left.
Description: Completed power house and dam, looking east at the north, or upstream, side of the structure. On the far shore, the site of the gravel quarry is apparent...
Description: Pile drivers at work on the coffer dam. Pilings are also floating within the confines of the dam. The shoreline can be seen in the background.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.
Description: The concrete mixer stands near the newly poured east shore abutment while men work nearby. Reinforcing rods protrude from the abutment.
Description: Two workmen stand in the outlet of a steel draft tube in the power house, while other men work above it. Cars move along the elevated trestle above.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Dam and power station on river with two automobiles parked in lot in lower left corner.
Date: date unknown
Description: Looking south down Park Avenue. Houses line the right side of street, telephone and power poles line left side.
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...
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...
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