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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...

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Description: Letterhead of the H. Mooers Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam and hot water heating supplier, with a pipe and valve, the name of the company printed...

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...

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."

Discover how electric power came to Wisconsin homes, business, and farms in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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...

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

Photograph

Flume on High Water

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Flume at high water on the Montello River.

Photograph

Dam and Power Plant

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Description: Exterior of power plant and dam.

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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...

A Short History of Wisconsin

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.

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

Photograph

Generator Plant

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Kilbourn Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kilbourn Dam under construction on the Wisconsin River by the Southern Wisconsin Power Company.

Photograph

Dam and Power House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a dam and power house.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dam and hydroelectric power house, with a billowing smokestack and a crane in the background.

Postcard

Fox River View

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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