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Central House

Date: 1896-04-12 

Description: View of a burning Central House engulfed in smoke with a crowd of spectators gathered to watch.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: Workers use a rail car mounted crane to load pilings onto a barge. Bluffs are visible in the distance.


Daniel Reynolds

Date: 1909 

Description: Daniel Reynolds, wearing a hat, suit coat, and vest with watch fob, sits in a bentwood chair in front of a large tree. There is a board sidewalk behind hi...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of Civilian Conservation Corps workers standing at a table saw. One man, probably a supervisor, wears a hat and tie.

Date: 1912-10-17 

Description: A crowd gathers for the laying of the cornerstone of the Hon. J.S. Tripp Library and Hall. J. Stephen Tripp was a pioneer in Prairie du Sac, a lawyer, and...


The Lost Chord

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of gilded pillars and plasterwork above a proscenium box in the Al. Ringling Theatre.


Mining Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An old dilapidated mining building surrounded by a field.

Date: 1906 

Description: Elevated view of crowds milling around attractions on a sunny day at the Sauk County Fair. Sideshows and concessions are on the left, and an oval dirt raci...


Woman Knitting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in an old-fashioned dress sits and knits by a table in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1952-02-13 

Description: The Prairie du Sac High School basketball team plays Lodi on Friday night. If the Prairie du Sac team were to win the game, it would share the Tri-County L...

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...


Devil's Doorway

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Devil's Doorway rock formation. Far below is Devil's Lake and the opposite shoreline with bluffs in the distance.

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: 1928-07-07 

Description: Colorized postcard of the bathing beach near the tourist camping site in Devil's Lake State Park. A diving tower appears on the right with a woman diving f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of Devil's Lake with Turk's Head rock formation in the foreground.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A fleet of four pickup trucks of various makes and a larger truck, all advertising L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating on the door. They are parked on a reside...

Date: 1909 

Description: Seven women and a man pose on a large boulder in front of a wall-like rock formation probably in Parfrey's Glen.


Mirror Lake Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Mirror Lake Mill with bridge in foreground. Two women stand on the bridge looking down at the river.

Date: 1912 

Description: The photographer, Ephraim Burt Trimpey, and his wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, seated at a table with a tea kettle on a stand, cups and saucers. Both wear vinta...

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