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Description: A view, looking east, of the wreckage of the high trestle caused by flooding and ice. The concrete plant is visible on the far bank.
Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: View from corner of new library building toward a group of construction workers lifting stonework into place with a large wooden structure supporting a win...
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: 1917 ca.
Description: A building is under construction, and features a banner that reads: To Be Occupied By Lawson Aircraft Corp. A sign on part of the construction reads: Ludol...
Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...
Description: Progress on the power house construction, with the east portion of the wall complete, and men working on forms for the rest of the wall.
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...
Description: Construction of an addition to the Wisconsin Telephone Co. building at 17 S. Fairchild St. The addition provides for a fourth floor on the older rear porti...
Description: View of Daisy and L.C. Bates's house under construction.
Description: The concrete mixer stands near the newly poured east shore abutment while men work nearby. Reinforcing rods protrude from the abutment.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a group portrait before a Nenana Mission in a phase of construction.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A chalk rendering of the proposed State Office Building by State Architect, Arthur Peabody. The Wisconsin State Capitol is visible in the background.
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...
Description: Completed east portion of the first story of the generator room of the power house. Forms are in place at the west end.
Description: View along side of building toward construction workers moving materials during the construction of the Eau Claire Public Library at Farwell Street and Gra...
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...
Description: Without nails, wire or rope, indigenous men build a large structure for an American hospital unit headed by Major Stanley Hollenbeck of Milwaukee, Wisconsi...
Description: View of group of construction workers lifting stonework into place with a large wooden structure supporting a winch and pulley system during the during the...
Description: View from snowy ground of men working on the roof. In the foreground are stacks of wood on sawhorses.
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