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Postcard

Fox River View

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Fox river. Front of card reads "Fox River Water Power, Appleton, Wis."

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building with two large smokestacks on hill with Lake Michigan in the background. In front is a landscaped area with several smaller buildings.

Photograph

Power Plant and Dam

Date: 1922 

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...

Photograph

Dam and Power House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a dam and power house.

Photograph

Second Powerhouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor view of a river powerhouse surrounded by snow. Identified as the second powerhouse.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of James Sheriffs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of "Propeller Wheels, Steam Engines, Boilers, Mill Machinery, Iron and Brass Castings,"...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the dam and power plant over the river, with smokestacks in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor view of machines in a large brick building with large windows. Identified as the interior of the powerhouse on the Hatfield canal.

Date:  

Description: Panorama image of workers building the Penisular Power Company, located on the Brule River.

Photograph

Second Powerhouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across snowy yard towards a river powerhouse surrounded by snow. Identified as the second powerhouse.

The Prairie du Sac Dam

Read about the conception and inspiration behind the dam that provides electric power to Sauk and Columbia counties. Includes links to photographs.

Date: 1891 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows land owned by Kaukauna Water Power Co., Green Bay & Mississippi Canal Co., A.W. Patten, N.M. Edwards, and M.J. Meade. P...

Photograph

Flume on High Water

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Flume at high water on the Montello River.

Date:  

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:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor view looking down at men working on a high brick foundation on the river, with a railroad bridge in the background. Identified as the laying of the...

Date: 1927 

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...

Photograph

Locks at Power Dam

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:  date unknown

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: 1914-08-04 

Description: An interior view of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam, showing assembly of the generators, identified by the manufacturer, the Allis-Chalmers Compa...

Photograph

Second Powerhouse

Date: 1910 before

Description: Outdoor view from shoreline towards a powerhouse on the river, with town buildings in the background on the opposite shoreline. Identified as the second po...

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