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Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view of the steamer Ellen Hardy at dock. Text on the bottom left reads, "'Ellen Hardy' at Pr-Du-Sac. in 1870." The Ellen Hardy bel...

Date: 1911-03 

Description: A gasoline-powered launch tows a barge loaded with log pilings on the Wisconsin River to the Prairie du Sac dam site. Workmen drive the launch and guide t...

Date: 1911-06-19 

Description: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...

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...

Date: 1913-05-28 

Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.

Photograph

High Bridge

Date: 1922 

Description: View from shoreline of bridge over the Wisconsin River. In the left lower foreground is a shed, and a rowboat. On the opposite shoreline are farms and fiel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carson Gulley and Louie Shepard cooking out along the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1965 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of buildings lining river in foreground with farmland in background.

Date: 1912-12-29 

Description: Elevated view of the progress within the coffer dam shows concrete forms around the draft tubes and gate guides. The high trestle is seen extending to the...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.

Date: 1911-06 ca.

Description: Workmen pose during construction of the temporary steam power plant at the Prairie du Sac dam. These engines provided electric power for the construction...

Date: 1911-06-21 

Description: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...

Date: 1912-05-09 

Description: Men with shovels work downstream from the east abutment, while others look on.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: Sections of turbines inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Date: 1925 

Description: View from bluff of Crystal Lake and surrounding rolling hills. There is a dairy farm in the foreground at the bottom of the bluff. Cows are grazing in fiel...

Date: 1915-08-19 

Description: Completed power house and dam, looking east at the north, or upstream, side of the structure. On the far shore, the site of the gravel quarry is apparent...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...

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