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Description: A Mills Violano Virtuoso adds frets and strings to violins. This image was used in the original House on the Rock brochure.


Country Cemetery

Date: 1963-07-21 ca.

Description: View of a small cemetery in the countryside with a tree in the center. The cemetery is enclosed by a thin metal fence with gate. There is a hill in the bac...

Date: 1914-02-01 

Description: A view looking west toward the lock and power house at the Prairie du Sac dam. Pilings and the elevated trestle are in the foregound. Men can be seen work...


Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

Date: 1910-08-11 

Description: The first machinery at work sounding at the site for the power dam. Workmen pose near the carriage-mounted equipment. A horse-drawn wagon is in the backg...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Map shows Devil's Lake State Park limits, railroads, roads, creeks, trails, and park sites. Accompanying text about the location, natural features, attract...


Residential Street

Date: 1925 

Description: View down a winding dirt road with houses on both sides, as well as a large two-story building with a loading dock in front. Two people are in the back yar...


Cigarette Sales

Date: 1981-06 

Description: Winnebago Enterprises trailer, advertising drive-up cigarette sales.


Zona Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Zona Gale (Mrs. William Breese) standing near a window and holding a rose in her left hand.


Berkley Chevrolet

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Berkley Chevrolet dealership, 224 Third Avenue, housed in a two-story brick building with Red Crown Gasoline pumps in front. Signs in the window advert...

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.


Dodge Automobile

Date: 1938 

Description: W. L. Tarnutzer stands beside a 1914 Dodge automobile parked on the Sauk County courthouse square. A newer model Dodge with a woman beside it is parked beh...

Date: 1930 

Description: A woman stands with two white dogs among the trees at Effinger Park. The park features benches, a pump, a lawn swing, a gazebo and three cabins.

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Wind...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Three boys pose in front of Hillside Home School near Spring Green.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ephraim Burt Trimpey and his wife Alice Kent Trimpey sit in front of their fireplace. The Trimpeys were antique dealers and collectors; Mr. Trimpey was als...

Date: 1913-07-18 

Description: Workers and a boy, Edgar Walch, pose on a steam shovel in the quarry at Eagle View Bluff. Edgar's father, Engelbert Walch, owned the steam shovel. The gr...

Date: 1911-08-15 

Description: Dam site on the Wisconsin river, looking southwest along the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. The coffer dam and two pile drivers are also visible...

Date: 1912-04-12 

Description: A diver poses with other workmen at the power dam construction site prior to assessing underwater damage.


Honeymoon Cottage

Date: 1930 

Description: View of exterior of the Honeymoon Cottage in Effinger Park. It features a screened porch. There are two other cottages behind it.

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