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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: Panorama image of workers building the Penisular Power Company, located on the Brule River.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.
How Wisconsin Became an Electrical Pioneer
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view from the tower of the Northern Hydro-Electric Power Company on the Fox River.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Kilbourn Dam under construction on the Wisconsin River by the Southern Wisconsin Power Company.
Description: Exterior of power plant and dam.
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....
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of a dam and power house.
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: 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...
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.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Flume at high water on the Montello River.
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: One side of a concrete dam with a railroad bridge to the right, and houses in the background.
Description: View of the dam and power plant over the river, with smokestacks in the background.
Description: A view of the interior of a generator plant, showing a man standing next to the machines.
The Prairie du Sac Dam
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