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Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Broken limbs litter the lawn of the Sauk County Courthouse; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial buildings lining the square are seen in the backg...

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Third Grade Class

Date:  

Description: The third grade class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of Water Street south of the Highway 12 intersection, looking north.

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Butterfield Bridge

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Construction workers stand in front of the Butterfield covered bridge.

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Date: 1912-05-10 

Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Sauk City bridge as seen from the Roxbury side.

Date: 1954 

Description: Raddatz Rockshelter and Natural Bridge, known by archaeologists as 47 SK-5. The bridge is made of sand stone, reaching 35 feet in height, and is the larges...

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Trees on a Horizon

Date: 1965-06-26 ca.

Description: View of a line of pine trees atop a small hill.

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Sauk City Mayor Gilbert (Gilly) Meyer discusses the state tournament with Cliff Lyons, the high school's official basketball scorekeeper for the last 12 ye...

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Dad's Bar

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Customers standing outside the small bar are probably waiting to take the ferry across the river.

Date: 1961-11 

Description: Telephone pole among marsh grasses and bare birch trees near the Spring Green Bridge.

Date: 1965 

Description: Office of author August Derleth, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio's (WVLR) unofficial consultant on the history of the Sauk-Prairie area. Derleth's novels and s...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Monument for Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago tribe. The inscriptions read, "Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago, born 1774 - died 1874. And his s...

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Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: House and retail stores lining Main Street.

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Dellwood Depot

Date: 1929 

Description: View down railroads tracks of train arriving at the Dellwood Depot. The movement of the train has caused multiple ghost images of the locomotive. A small g...

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Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: View down dirt road of right side of Main Street. Banners strung across the street read "Chautauga." There is a pickup truck parked in the automotive repai...

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Canfield Hops House

Date:  

Description: Small house used for the storage of harvested hops.

Date: 1956-03-14 

Description: Group portrait of the Sauk City High School Cardinals basketball team.

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