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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dormitories nearing construction completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Adams, Van Hise and Tripp Halls are in the fore...

Historical Essay

The First Madison Lodgings

From Under a Tree to Madison's Most Popular Lodge

Discover the story surrounding the planning and construction of the first building erected in Madison.

Photograph

Mazo Motor Company

Date: 1921-12-08 

Description: View from street towards construction of the Mazo Motor Company, which sold and serviced Ford and Fordson vehicles and agricultural machines. Standing in t...

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...

Photograph

Mazo Motor Company

Date: 1921-12-20 

Description: View from street of the construction of the Mazo Motor Company, which sold and serviced Ford and Fordson vehicles. Standing in the snow in the right foregr...

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.

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Description: Men working around a small building near the construction site of a dam. Two men are standing on the roof. Houses and other buildings are on a hill in the...

Historical Essay

Madison's Castle

In the late 1800s there was a castle on the shore of Lake Mendota OTHER than the Red Gym. This is that castle's mysterious story.

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: 1914-02-01 

Description: A view looking west toward the lock and power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Pilings and the elevated trestle are in the foregound. Men can be seen work...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Three columns are resting on the ground on wooden supports before being installed in the facade of the Eau Claire Public Library during construction. The l...

Date: 1954-03-31 

Description: City Inspection Superintendent Ray Burt hands the key to City Hall to Merrill Haley, representing the investment group that purchased the building. William...

Date: 1995-08 

Description: "Jean Howarth, photographer for 'Country Weekly,' prepared to photograph the Theresa State Bank groundbreaking in Lomira."

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view north along Clark Street with pedestrians, street cars, trucks and automobiles. Lincoln Park is on the right; the Belden Stratford Hotel is o...

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Description: A possible stereoview of numerous men constructing an unidentified building next to railroad tracks.

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.

Photograph

Construction Crew

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A work crew, and a young boy, posing outdoors at the construction site of the Winnebago County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View across unpaved road toward construction workers loading a stone slab onto a horse-drawn wagon during the construction of the Eau Claire Public Library...

Date: 1912-07-25 

Description: A boy poses in the excavation site for the power house within the coffer dam. He is standing on the narrow gauge tracks; the high trestle is in the backg...

Photograph

Theresa State Bank

Date: 1995-11 

Description: "Moving ground for the Theresa State Bank in Lomira."

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