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Date: 1907 

Description: A view of the west bank of the Wisconsin River at Pounds Landing. This bluff is at the western end of the power dam which was constructed 1911-1914.

Date: 1910-08-11 

Description: The first machinery at work sounding at the site for the power dam. Workmen pose near the carriage-mounted equipment. A horse-drawn wagon is in the backg...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A trail leading into Parfrey's Glen in Devil's Lake State Park. Parfrey's Glen was Wisconsin's first State Natural Area in 1952.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from intersection towards a drugstore on the left corner. A service station with a sign that says "NASH" is next door. Further down is a house and wha...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: This map of Sauk County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, lakes and rivers, schools, a...

Date: 1946-08-03 

Description: View of the Wisconsin River from Cactus Bluff.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Bridge over the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1913 

Description: View down middle of unpaved street of the central business district. A man is sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile along the left curb near a gara...

Date: 1925 

Description: Children play on slides, see-saws, and swings in the playground of the public school.

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade on street downtown with a large crowd in the street and park...

Date: 1956-02-11 

Description: Exterior view of Sauk City High School. The water tower is visible in the background.


Old Settlers Cabin

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: W.H. Canfield stands in front of a log cabin. There is a brick chimney on the right side of the building.

Date: 1918 

Description: A dirt road leads up to Saint Joseph's Catholic Church.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A border of herbaceous perennials with a background of shrubs and trees.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of a rock formation known as Turk's Head high above Devil's Lake. Bluffs are on the far shoreline.

Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: A view from the hill, looking northeast at the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Much of the brickwork has been completed. Concrete forms for the lo...


Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A scenic view looking down at Devil's Lake from the bluffs of Devil's Lake State Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sauk County Historical Society Museum.

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