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Description: Elevated view across reservoir of dam and power plant.
Description: Letterhead of the Berliner & Bruno's Badger State Safe Steam Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the steam works and depot, people...
Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...
Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of the power station next to the river. A bridge is in the background.
Description: Letterhead of James Sheriffs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Propeller Wheels, Steam Engines, Boilers, Mill Machinery, Iron and Brass Castings,"...
Date: date unknown
Description: Interior view from balcony of Kilbourn Dam Powerhouse. Four men stand at the balcony railing near stairs that lead to the ground floor. Another man stands...
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...
Date: 1913 ca.
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view from the tower of the Northern Hydro-Electric Power Company on the Fox River.
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: 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: One side of a concrete dam with a railroad bridge to the right, and houses in the background.
Description: Exterior of power plant and dam.
Description: Building with two large smokestacks on hill with Lake Michigan in the background. In front is a landscaped area with several smaller buildings.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.
Description: Kilbourn Dam under construction on the Wisconsin River by the Southern Wisconsin Power Company.
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...
Description: View across river or stream towards a pump house along a stony shoreline. A large pipe supported on trestles is attached to the right side of the building....
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