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Date: 1913-11-01 

Description: Wooden forms are in place for construction of the walls of the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. The newly constructed power house is on the left.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the city hall and library building with a car parked on the street in front of it.

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Locks at Power Dam

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Looking across water and through the locks to a shoreline with a large hill in the background. A building is on the left, a wall and pilings are in the wat...

Date: 1912-04-13 

Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved street. Horses pulling wagons are tied to posts at the curb. There are pedestrians along the sides of the street. Awnings are above windo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters, including the print shop and the wardrobe building.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Al. Ringling Theatre from across the street.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1918 

Description: Baraboo City Hall.

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City Park

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the city park with a fountain and benches visible in the foreground and a child standing in front.

Date: 1925 

Description: View from water of two unidentified men standing on the shoreline near the dance pavilion on the north shore of Devil's Lake.

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Power Plant and Dam

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree cov...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down street of cars and trucks parked along Third Street in this view looking East across Oak Street. The First National Bank, left, is diagonally acr...

Date: 1912-11-02 

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

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Power Dam

Date: 1936 after

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

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Beer Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A Ford "sedan delivery" truck owned by Feinberg Distributing Co. of Baraboo is parked in front of the Philbrick Ford Garage at 207 Third Avenue. "Blatz Bee...

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Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. Hotels are on both sides. Designated parking is in the center of the street. A department store and an eating establishment are on t...

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City Food Mart

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men and three women, employees of City Food Mart, pose in front of the store at 124 Third Street. Signs identify the store as "Baraboo's Newest Comple...

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House on the Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Artistic rendering of House on the Rock. A pine tree grows through the walkway or roof of the walkway on the right side.

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