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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: 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: 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: 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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking up towards large rock formation with trees at Devil's Lake. A man is standing at the top of the rock formation on the right, and on the left a...

Date: 1913-01-09 

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

Photograph

Point Sauk

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women and a man stand in the distance on the crest of a grassy rise.

Photograph

Corn Crib

Date: 1961-06-04 ca.

Description: View up a hill towards a small corn crib in the sunlight. On the left is a barn.

Date: 1957-06-30 

Description: Nancy Waterman unsuccessfully pours milk for Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1913-06-13 

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.

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Description: The old library at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly construced kitchen and dining rooms at the construction camp for the dam on the Wisconsin River. The kitchen building has three ventilators on the r...

Date: 1913-07-02 

Description: Workers pause while installing a maze of conduit for the switchboard in the power house. The construction camp is to the left.

Date: 1938 

Description: Men, women, and children swimming, playing, and relaxing at the beach at Devil's Lake State Park. Two long docks extend into the water and the scene is rep...

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Construction workers pose during construction of the main office at the Wisconsin River dam site.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman taking a photograph from Lookout Cliff at Devil's Lake. Below, a train runs through a field surrounded by trees.

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: A group of men gathered in front of an airplane at the inauguration of Wisconsin Central Airline service to the Baraboo-Portage area. The men are local off...

Photograph

Tractor Dealership

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A clean and well lit International Harvester showroom with two tractors, a manure spreader and pickup truck. The Farmall tractor in the foreground has rubb...

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: Wooden forms are in place for construction of the walls of the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The newly constructed power house is on the left.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered for the dedication of a new bridge at Sauk City by Governor Emmanuel Philipp. Many onlookers carry parasols.

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