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Date: 1914 

Description: View of group of men, and a young boy, gathered for a group portrait in front of the 210 E. Washington Avenue dealership. The Schoelkopf name has been adde...

Date: 1913-07-29 

Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.

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.

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Description: View of Daisy and L.C. Bates's house under construction.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

Date: 1913-09-01 

Description: A view of the power house from the southwest showing progress of the brickwork. Two cars stand on the railroad extension. Workers are pushing cars along...

Photograph

Park Motor Hotel

Date: 1961-11-21 

Description: "Sidewalk superintendent's" view of the excavation for the new Park Motor Inn on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across street of the construction to expand the Schoelkopf building at 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. Men from the construction company a...

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: 1911-06-10 

Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...

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...

Date: 1947-12-20 

Description: Exterior view of the new building for radio station WIBA under construction. There are piles of snow and building supplies around an entrance.

Date: 1950 

Description: Construction workers are on the roof, and also working on a lower section of the church. Snow is on the ground.

Date: 1958-06-15 

Description: Rev. Louis Scheuring, pastor of St. James' Catholic Church, breaks ground for the new school after blessing the ground. Five altar boys assist Fr. Scheurin...

Date: 1949-06-23 

Description: Building site of the Veterans Hospital at University Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Date: 1964-01-29 

Description: The framework of the new East Side Evangelical Lutheran Church at 2310 Independence Lane in process of being built. One construction worker is shown at wo...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...

Date: 1913-10-10 

Description: Workers pose with roof trusses on the power house, 85 feet above the water level at the Prairie du Sac Dam. Note the brickwork in progress.

Photograph

Oscar Mayer Plans

Date: 1958 

Description: Oscar G. Mayer, Jr., (left) and another Oscar Mayer & Co. official examine plans for a hog immobilization unit to be constructed at the rear of the company...

Date: 1911-08-06 

Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.

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