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"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School, built in 1887.

Date: 1914-03-11 

Description: Looking east from the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Recently completed buttresses are in the foreground, with earlier stages of construction visible, in...

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Power Dam

Date: 1936 after

Description: Elevated view of the power dam on the Wisconsin River at Prairie du Sac.

Date: 1911-10-07 

Description: Workers attempt to secure the trestle against high water on the Wisconsin River during construction of the power dam.

Date: 1914-02-28 

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

Date: 1912-12-29 

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...

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Astor House

Date: 1925 

Description: The Astor House hotel, with an automobile parked under trees on the left, and a large billboard for Wrigley's Spearmint gum on the right.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen use a crane to erect the gate guides for the power house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Mirror Lake from a deck truss bridge. On both sides of the lake are boathouses and tour boats. Steep cliffs lined with trees and plants...

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Stekl House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of a dog sitting on the front porch of a large Victorian house at 127 Eleventh Street, the home of Dr. Clausen F. Stekl, a Baraboo dentist...

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Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

Date: 1915 before

Description: Workers pose in a doorway at the Prairie du Sac dam construction site. Two men appear to be working on a gas lamp, while others hold spools of wire, prepa...

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Rowley House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A foursquare style house with front and back porches sits on a large landscaped lot with a decorative fence and painted pergola. The house, at 220 Eighth S...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man stands on a staircase overlooking an operating generator in the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.

Date: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1901 and constructed over the next two years.

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