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Building a Silo

Date: 1914 

Description: Men using a hoist to lift a panel onto the side of a silo. The silo is next to a barn with a gambrel roof and a cupola.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: A man uses an International RF-190 series truck with a cement mixer platform body while parked in front of a partially built structure.

Date: 1914 

Description: Construction of the north wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The erecting department at Brooks Works of the American Locomotive Company, founded in 1901. Photograph published by Skinner's News Company.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.

Date: 1938-11-23 

Description: A row of houses at 826, 830, 834 & 838 North Fair Oaks Avenue built by the Fitzpatrick Lumber Company in what was the Town of Blooming Grove, now near East...

Date: 1995-06 

Description: "John Lauer with his wife, Patti, participated in groundbreaking ceremonies for a proposed Cwik Mart at the corner of Milwaukee & Part Streets."

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of the construction of the Johnson Wax Building.

Date: 1949-05-09 

Description: Elevated view of the remodeling of the Blied Building, 29 West Main Street. Other West Main Street businesses visible are Madison Bank and Trust, Walk-Over...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Chadbourne Hall under construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The new building is at the corner of Park Street and Unive...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Several older buildings are visible in the foreground, while the framework of a World Trade Center Tower is visible in the background.

Date: 1883-11 

Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.


Barn Raising

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of workers, along with women, children, and dogs, posing on the frame of the barn they are building.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The dome is under construction and is just visible over the roof of a commercial building on East Main Street. Signs on the corner building on Main Street...

Date: 1969 

Description: A man and a woman (with a beehive hairstyle) observe the construction of the World Trade Center towers.

Date: 1950-02-24 

Description: The First Unitarian Society Meeting House during construction, as viewed from University Bay Drive, with the roof trusses of the auditorium in place. The...


Description: View of Daisy and L.C. Bates's house under construction.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Johnson Wax Building during construction. The curved wall near the entrance is on the right. A construction shack is at the left. A sign po...


Constructing Stalls

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: People on a construction crew work with plywood and cinder blocks to make stalls at the Sound Storm music festival.


Eagle Heights

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Elevated view of faculty housing project, under construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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