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Date:  date unknown

Description: Pencil sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, possibly of a wooden privacy fence. The sketch shows an elevation and a site plan.

Date: 1938-10-05 

Description: Floor plan of International Harvester's Indianapolis Works.

Date: 1912-10-17 

Description: Concrete plant at east end of the dam, showing the mixers, crane, and a rail car at the abutment.

Date: 1911-10-18 

Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly constructed office building at construction site, with buggy in attached shed.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site surrounded by buildings in what appears to be an industrial area. A sign on the building on the left side of reads, "W...

Date: 1923-10-23 

Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.

Date: 1911-08-15 

Description: Dam site on the Wisconsin river, looking southwest along the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. The coffer dam and two pile drivers are also visible...

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: 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...

Date: 1931-01-23 

Description: View from shoreline of bridge during construction over the icy river.

Date: 1957-09-30 

Description: Elevated view of the Chadbourne Hall construction site.

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Forms have been removed from the first concrete poured for the power house in the northeast corner of the coffer dam. Men pour concrete from rail cars on...

Date: 1911-11-05 

Description: A diver and team working to inspect the coffer dam for underwater damage caused by flooding.

Date: 1912-06-30 

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

Date: 1950-02-22 

Description: Advertising photograph for a home in the Parklawn subdivision. E. B. A. Sokoloski was the builder and Roy A. Gannon acted as realtor.

Date: 1935-07-19 

Description: Farmers Mutual Auto Insurance Company, 312 Wisconsin Avenue. Original building was the former Joseph Boyd mansion. Contractor for the remodeling job was Fr...

Date: 1908 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright's membership card from the River Forest Tennis Club for the 1908 season. The image on the card is of the River Forest Tennis Club desig...

Date: 1936-03 ca.

Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.

Date: 1911-05-18 

Description: A man uses a horse-drawn wagon to transport building materials on a construction site at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. Men are clearin...

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