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Description: Looking east across the power house, lock, and uncompleted portion of the dam. The concrete plant is seen on the far bank. The rising water of Lake Wisco...
Description: Exterior of a church.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey are seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message reads "Greeti...
Description: Workmen pose during erection of the draft tubes for the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: ,Well-dressed young couples sit in the foreground while in the background is a picket fence running along a busy road with horse and buggy traffic. Further...
Description: This 1975 map of Sauk County, Wisconsin, lists and locates historic sites and other points of interest in the county.
Description: Mrs. John Booher and her two daughters sit on a sofa in the first floor living room of their home overlooking the Baraboo river near Reedsburg. The poles b...
Description: Bill Frazier, an all-state basketball player for Reedsburg High School, visits with Lavalle Junior High School principal, Franklin Head with students Roger...
Description: Receding flood waters reveal destruction of the railroad extension to the power dam construction site.
Description: The city of Baraboo float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A studio portrait, presumably of Brad Robinson, his son and grandson. The eldest wears a badge of he Grand Army of the Republic, identifying him as a Civi...
Description: Automobiles line up to wait for the Merrimac ferry "Colsac".
Description: Frozen Wisconsin River from the east bank looking west, marked to show the future location of the power dam. Logs and stumps indicate prior clearing of th...
Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...
Description: This map shows plat of the city, city limits, local streets, and part of Baraboo River. The map includes 2 inset maps and a legend showing residential, bus...
Description: Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) and Nancy Waterman clowning around at the Wonder Spot in Lake Delton in the Wisconsin Dells...
Description: Interior view of the Doctor John Booher home overlooking the Baraboo river near Reedsburg. The photograph shows the hanging staircase — the bottom step doe...
Description: Water Street, looking north. On the right is the Up-To-Date Auto Company.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".
Description: Two women and a man stand in the distance on the crest of a grassy rise.
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