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Date: 1915 before

Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down business-lined First Avenue. Pedestrians walk alongside the street. Text on photograph reads: "Looking Up First Avenue- Fairbanks, Alaska. In The...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of bricklayers pose with the tools of their trade in front of an unfinished brick wall at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Note the wooden form for a...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street with overhead sign reading "Welcome Garden City" sign. Text on buildings reads: "E.J. Pyle Real Estate" and "F. Finnup. Hardware." Ci...

Photograph

Madison High School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across street of the front and side of Madison High School. There is a brick walkway in the street in the foreground.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...

Photograph

Strike!

Date: 1963-02-20 

Description: Union members of Local 317 in Milwaukee strike outside the Electric Co.'s N. Edison Street plant. It was a very cold night.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd is shown gathered near the Santa Fe demonstration train #3009. Writing on the front of the locomotive reads: "3009" and an American flag can be see...

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Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 30-ton type "AN" bridge crane with a 5-ton type "A" trolley at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair in either the Palace of Electricity...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...

Photograph

Pedestrian Sign

Date: 1926-05-26 

Description: A sign reading "Walk on Left" hangs from a power line pole. A man is walking on the left side of a rural road in the background as a truck drives by.

Date: 1924 

Description: The Municipal Light and Power Plant and water tower seen from across a pond.

Date: 1904 

Description: A Pawling & Harnischfeger 50-ton type "AN" bridge crane with a 10-ton type "A" trolley with standard a block at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair in either t...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Paul Flax Twine MIll with a railroad track and power lines in the foreground.

Date: 1903-06 ca.

Description: Syl, with a large group of children and adults, watches a trained dog perform. A man wearing a hat in the right foreground appears to be the trainer. Railr...

Date: 1911-09-18 

Description: Pile drivers at work on the coffer dam. Pilings are also floating within the confines of the dam. The shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...

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