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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".

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.


Aerial View of Town

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town with multiple buildings and a water tower visible in the background.

Date: 1870 

Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...


Old Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A deteriorating, large, two-story building with Greek revival features, which may have served as an inn or hotel. The windows are boarded up or broken and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the interior of the theatre as seen from a rear box in the main auditorium.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of Devil's Lake. Rock formations are in the foreground. Trees can be seen throughout. Bluffs and sky are visible in the background. The...


Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View from town of the road leading out of town towards fields and low hills. On the left at the curb is a fire hydrant and a Red Crown Gasoline gas pump. A...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Island Woolen Mill dam and bridge over the Baraboo River. In the foreground is a concrete "pergola" which shades a small bench. Molded into a concrete...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard of the bathing beach at Devil's Lake State Park with a view of the East Bluff. The lake, bluffs and sky are visible in the background. Many...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hand tinted photograph of a tree-framed scene along the shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. A large bluff dominates the backgroun...


John Lloyd Jones

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Lloyd Jones standing between his house and the post office shed.

Date: 1912-07-16 

Description: An overview, from the west bank, of the power dam construction site. The high trestle is in the background, and the narrow gauge electric railroad is in t...

Date:  date unknown

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"...


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:  date unknown

Description: Large glass fronted case filled with instruments. A young girl is sitting on the front of the case which is in the main house. One of several photographs u...

Date: 1914 

Description: View down unpaved street towards the central business district. There is a drug store on the left decorated with flags, and the Farmers & Citizens Bank and...

Date: 1911 

Description: Workers erect a steam driven pile driver while others survey for the railroad extension from the village of Prairie du Sac to the dam site on the Wisconsin...

Date: 1956-02-19 

Description: A group of students registers for WIAA State Basketball Tournament tickets.

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Sauk City School superintendent William Leahy goes over some basketball tournament details with Coach Bob Schrader while players Larry Breunig and Wayne Sc...

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