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Description: High water has scattered timber pilings through the construction camp. The office is on the right; the smoke stacks of the temporary power plant are visib...
Description: A sign explaining the rules for an illegal dice game at the Del-Bar Tavern on Highway 12 between Delton and Wisconsin Dells.
Description: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Van Hise Rock by Ableman's Narrows (Rock Springs), with dedication plaque. Rock Springs was called Ableman until 1947.
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 lake, bluffs and sk...
Description: A portrait of Eliza Beers Gale, the mother of novelist and playwright Zona Gale.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of workers putting in concrete to create an apron for the power dam they're building. Two men in suits stand on a platform on the far right....
Description: A general store and gas station with a car parked in front.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.
Description: Two men in a boat approach a wooden gravel bin at the construction site. Others watch from atop the structure and from the shore.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: View of Water Street looking north from the business district.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.
Description: Sauk County Historical Society Museum.
Description: View of the chateau with flagpole win front. Underneath the flagpole is a plaque commemorating Wilbur William Warner, whose boyhood home was located withi...
Description: View down dirt road of the tourist camp with cottages. There is a building for men's and women's showers in the foreground, and a building marked "Toilet"...
Description: Interior view of a man and woman demonstrating the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: Color postcard of the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen all around and it is autumn. The lake, bluffs...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: John Lloyd Jones standing between his house and the post office shed.
Description: Workers use shovels to level fresh concrete at the base of the chutes from the high trestle. The steam powered pile driver is at work in the background.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: View looking down a street in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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