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Frank Lloyd Wright Monitoring Building Site

Date: 1937
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright, monitoring the construction and testing of load-bearing pylons for the Johnson Wax Building.
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Barn Raising

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Description: Barn raising. The foundation is constructed from local fieldstone or "pudding stone," found in the nearby fields. A large group of men are is posing holdin...
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East Towne Shopping Center

Date: December 02 1970
Description: An aerial view of East Towne Shopping Center (now East Towne Mall) looking southeast across East Washington Avenue.
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Corner of State and Fairchild Streets

Date: 1925
Description: The corner of State and Fairchild Streets showing Yost-Kessnich's and the Capitol Theatre under construction.
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Capitol Theatre Construction

Date: May 02 1927
Description: View of Madison businesses on Henry Street, with steel frame construction of the Capitol Theatre in the background.
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Construction of Fort Crawford

Date: 1940
Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...
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Wisconsin State Capitol under Construction

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Description: Structural steel beams being used in the construction of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Construction on Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1914
Description: Construction of the north wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Demolition

Date: 1913
Description: Workmen stand atop and in front of the remnants of the last remaining wing, the North Wing, of the third Wisconsin State Capitol building.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Ruins after Collapse

Date: November 1883
Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.
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Building a Big Boat

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Description: Colorized image of the frame of a large boat being built at the shipyards in Superior.
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Excavation for New York City Subway

Date: 1925
Description: View looking down at workers at work below street level, with cranes and International trucks excavating area for the future New York City subway. On the r...
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Groundbreaking Ceremony

Date: 1950
Description: Robert Fischelis and George Griffenhagen assist in the groundbreaking for an addition to the American Pharmaceutical Association headquarters.
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Fischelis Breaks Ground

Date: 1960
Description: Dr. Robert Fischelis shovels fresh dirt to break ground for the Ohio Northern University's College of Pharmacy Building.
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Workers Load Dirt into International Heavy-Duty Truck

Date: 1929
Description: Workers look on as a Bucyrus Erie excavating crane loads dirt into the bed of an International heavy-duty dump truck.
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Fourth State Capitol under Construction

Date: 1912
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol (fourth capitol, third in Madison) under construction. View from South Hamilton Street.
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Wisconsin State Capitol under construction

Date: 1911
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the fourth State Capitol, the third in Madison, 1906 - ) dome under construction.
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Construction Workers Excavating for NYC Subway

Date: August 19 1925
Description: Workers are removing dirt for the construction of the New York City subway with a Bucyrus shovel loader and an International truck. The workers are below s...
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Construction of McCormick Works Twine Mill

Date: 1900
Description: Twine Mill under construction at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 1902 it beca...
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Construction on McCormick Works Twine Mill

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of construction workers and brick layers nearing completion of construction of the Twine Mill at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was...

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