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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Restaurant, with pine trees and a swing.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An open cabinet in the photographer's home displays his collection of lustreware and other pottery. The collection is now owned by the Wisconsin Historical...


Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Mary, posed by a small Christmas tree. The tree is decorated with ribbon garland and there is a toy mou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Streets of Yesterday, a nostalgic faux downtown, on exhibit at House on the Rock. This photograph was used in the original brochure for House on the Ro...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of bluff taken from below.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Barn used by the Ringling Brothers to store circus equipment during the winter.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River Bridge in the vicinity of Spring Green.

Date: 1914-02-28 

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A stocky man in a white suit stands at a lectern and microphone in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling home). Other men and women sit on the platform. A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sauk County Historical Society Museum.

Date: 1911-08-06 

Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.

Date: 1927 

Description: Two-story cottage with a built-in garage. There is a young vine over the roofed entrance, and a bench and potted plant near the garage door.


High School Fire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of firemen fighting a high school fire. A small crowd of people are watching from the street.


Eight Men

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Seven men, five in work clothes and two wearing suits pose on the steps in front of a wooden building, which is a machine shop, with large paned windows. O...


County Jail

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the County Jail surrounded by a lawn. A sidewalk leads to wide stone steps that rise up to an arched entrance. The...

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: 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...


Hop Picking


Description: Hop pickers in hop yard.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1911-06-12 

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. The sky is visible in t...

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