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Photograph

Dam and Power Plant

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Description: Exterior of power plant and dam.

Photograph

Lower Falls

Date:  date unknown

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.

Date:  date unknown

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....

Postcard

Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.

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...

A Short History of Wisconsin

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...

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: 1873 

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...

Postcard

Fox River View

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1915 

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...

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

Photograph

Generator Plant

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior of a generator plant, showing a man standing next to the machines.

Photograph

Mill House

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Mill House is another component of the compound at House on the Rock.

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the tower of the Northern Hydro-Electric Power Company on the Fox River.

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

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.

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