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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

Date: 1911-04 

Description: Workmen pose on a steam-powered pile driver at work at the north end of the slough on the Wisconsin River. The railroad was extended from the village to t...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

Photograph

Kehl Winery

Date: 1960-02-18 ca.

Description: Stone building (winery) in winter. Kehl Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City, 18 Febr...

Date: 1911-10-12 

Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has submerged the coffer dam and trestle. Two pile drivers remain in place. Log pilings are floating near the western sh...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This was the first bridge built across the Wisconsin River, constructed about 1850, although it was not opened to traffic until 1852. It was torn down in 1...

Photograph

Kehl Winery

Date: 1960-02-18 ca.

Description: Two young women looking at a wine making tool. Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City,...

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...

Date: 1911-07-01 

Description: A steam-powered centrifugal sand pump at work on the Wisconsin River during the construction of the power dam. Pilings of the coffer dam are visible in th...

Date: 1913-03-19 

Description: A view, looking east, of the wreckage of the high trestle caused by flooding and ice. The concrete plant is visible on the far bank.

Date: 1914-03-11 

Description: Looking east from the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Recently completed buttresses are in the foreground, with earlier stages of construction visible, in...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man stands near the generators inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. The base of the generators is marked with the name of the manufacturer,...

Date: 1911-07-20 

Description: Workmen stand on a barge carrying a steam-powered pile driver. The pilings will form the coffer dam necessary for construction of the power plant on the W...

Date: 1965 

Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.

Date: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.

Date: 1912-05-03 

Description: Workmen on a barge use a pulley to raise sheet steel pilings which were damaged by high water in October, 1911.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The land and house were donated to the village. The club house is still in use (1964) as a publicaly owned building for recreation and meetings. Image show...

Photograph

Power Dam

Date: 1936 after

Description: Elevated view of the power dam on the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1913-07-18 

Description: Workers and a boy, Edgar Walch, pose on a steam shovel in the quarry at Eagle View Bluff. Edgar's father, Engelbert Walch, owned the steam shovel. The gr...

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