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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.
Description: Elevated view of buildings lining river in foreground with farmland in background.
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...
Description: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...
Description: Men with shovels work downstream from the east abutment, while others look on.
Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.
Description: Sections of turbines inside the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
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...
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...
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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