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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: date unknown
Description: An interior view of partially-built dressing court, showing men working at roughing in plumbing to floor drains of the bathhouse at Devil's Lake State Park...
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...
Description: The office and administration building at Devil's Lake State Park. A car is parked outside of the building along the road.
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A seated studio portrait of the photographer and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A seated self-portrait of the photographer. He wears eyeglasses, and a suit with vest and floppy cravat.
Description: Exterior view of a log cabin and other housing structure in the background.
Description: A scenic view looking down at Devil's Lake from the bluffs of Devil's Lake State Park.
Description: Men stand in the completed draft tubes after removal of the steel forms.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A woman in old style dress with bonnet, cape and carpet bag, stands at a gate in a picket fence. There is an old house in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A stone obelisk marks the grave of Jonas Tower in a country cemetery. A smaller obelisk stands to the left, and other grave markers can be seen in the bac...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A deteriorating wooden structure with two gables on the front, identified as the Red Tavern between Kilbourn and Mauston, built in 1848.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...
Description: A view, from the west, of the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. Gravel from the quarry was used in concrete for the construction of the power plant and dam.
Description: Men lined up for mealtime at the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Camp at Devil's Lake State Park. The camp was reportedly opened in 1935 and closed in 19...
Description: A window display at the Wisconsin Power and Light Company office, 116 Fourth Avenue, features a General Electric refrigerator as "The Gateway to Health" un...
Description: A man and boy wearing hats and overalls stand on a ferry docked at the shoreline. On the ferry is a car. The far shoreline and low hills are in the backgro...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Men in hats are gathered around a nighttime bonfire, which was probably part of an anti-German demonstration.
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store.
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