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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Second Street and surrounding area during a flood of the Ohio River. Some buildings are submerged up to their roof lines and the street r...

Date: 1912-05-31 

Description: Workers maneuver a load of gravel into a concrete mixer at the plant on the east bank of the river. The east abutment is in the foreground, left.

Photograph

Runway Through Dam

Date: 1912-07-01 

Description: A view through the runway (tunnel) cast into the concrete structure of the power dam at Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1903-06 ca.

Description: A group of people, Syl among them, watch a man with a performing dog in a wicker suitcase. Railroad tracks and power lines are in the background.

Date: 1912-07-16 

Description: Workers pose inside the coffer dam. The narrow gauge railroad is behind them. One of the pile drivers is in the background. A bare area on the bluff in...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking down middle of street, with a row of trees along the sidewalk on the left, and on the right utility poles, and a sign for the Park Hotel. In t...

Date: 1912-08-01 

Description: An overview of the power dam construction site from the west, showing the elevated trestle, coffer dam, and steam pile drivers. The concrete plant is visi...

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "As a result of the storm some farms did not have electricity for five days. A generator was shared by many farmers and was moved from farm to farm so that...

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Forms have been removed from the first concrete poured for the power house in the northeast corner of the coffer dam. Men pour concrete from rail cars on...

Photograph

Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view down an unpaved road lined with utility poles. On the left is a sidewalk and a house partially hidden by trees.

Date:  

Description: Rural electrification survey map of Waushara county in Springwater township.

Historical Essay

Newhall House Hotel Fire

The Tragedy of January 10, 1883

Read about the tragic fire that burned down Milwaukee landmark, the Newhall House Hotel, leaving 76 dead.

Date: 1913-01-09 

Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Business signs read: "J.H. Kreiling Tailor" "J...

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar, with the months of August & September. Features an illustration of a woman holding a light. Around her are books, telescope, and other objec...

Photograph

First Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down First Avenue, with shops on the left and small houses on the right. Automobiles are parked along both sides of the street. The signs pai...

Date: 1914-11-03 

Description: Interior view of the power house with the Allis-Chalmers generators installed.

Date: 1912-03-03 

Description: Two women and a man pose among the timber pilings near the east shore of the river. Wooden concrete forms and two buildings can be seen in the background.

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...

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