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Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree cov...
Date: 1961-09-17 ca.
Description: A small, stone house with a miniature water wheel. Caption on negative jacket reads, "Miniature water wheel which generates electricity to light the reside...
Description: Elevated view across reservoir of dam and power plant.
Date: date unknown
Description: Kilbourn Dam under construction on the Wisconsin River by the Southern Wisconsin Power Company.
Description: View of a dam and surrounding industrial buildings. A factory building carries signs reading, "Home of Old Hampshire Bond," and "Hampshire Paper Company."
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Dam and hydroelectric power house, with a billowing smokestack and a crane in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view from the tower of the Northern Hydro-Electric Power Company on the Fox River.
Description: Small wooden building with water wheel, presumably a mill.
Description: A view of the interior of a generator plant, showing a man standing next to the machines.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the dam and power plant over the river, with smokestacks in the background.
Description: Building with two large smokestacks on hill with Lake Michigan in the background. In front is a landscaped area with several smaller buildings.
Description: Letterhead of James Sheriffs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Propeller Wheels, Steam Engines, Boilers, Mill Machinery, Iron and Brass Castings,"...
Description: Looking across water and through the locks to a shoreline with a large hill in the background. A building is on the left, a wall and pilings are in the wat...
Description: Exterior of power plant and dam.
Description: View across river of an "old mill." There is a waterwheel attached to the left side of the mill. A small waterfall and a number of trees and foliage surrou...
Description: Panorama image of workers building the Penisular Power Company, located on the Brule River.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Flume at high water on the Montello River.
Description: View of the Lower Falls on the Spokane River. On the left, a building's sign reads, "Washington Water Power Company," organized on March 13, 1889.
Description: View of the Fox river. Front of card reads "Fox River Water Power, Appleton, Wis."
Description: View from a hill looking down on the plant which has several attached buildings, and a large chimney. To the right are railroad cars along the shoreline o...
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