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Moving Boulder with Bulldozer

Date: October 1959
Description: Moving a very large boulder with a bulldozer during construction of Highway 94 in Waukesha County.

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) and Construction of Present Capitol

Date: 1911
Description: Elevated view of the Fourth Capitol and dome under construction, while the north wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol remains standing on the right. T...

International Crawler Tractor Advertising Poster

Date: 1946
Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester crawler tractors with a color illustration of a tractor working a construction site for new suburban homes....

Capitol Theatre Construction

Date: March 01 1927
Description: Early view of the construction of the Capitol Theatre revealing the steel frame of the building. Two men are working on the right.

State Street View of Capitol Theatre Construction

Date: June 03 1927
Description: Elevated view above State Street of the Capitol Theatre, with construction nearly completed.

Capitol Theatre, Late in Construction

Date: July 02 1927
Description: Elevated view of the nearly completed Capitol Theatre. Construction scaffolding is in the background.

Capitol Theatre Construction, Stage View

Date: July 02 1927
Description: An interior view of the Capitol Theatre, 211 State Street, from the stage looking into the auditorium under construction.

Capitol Theatre Under Construction

Date: August 03 1927
Description: View from the balcony of the Capitol Theatre auditorium under construction, looking toward the stage.

International No. 20 and No. 30 Tractors Advertising Poster

Date: 1929
Description: Spanish advertising poster for International No. 20 and No. 30 industrial tractors showing tractors and construction equipment at work in several settings....

Aerial View of Midvale Neighborhood

Date: June 07 1954
Description: Aerial view of the Midvale neighborhood under construction showing the intersection of Midvale and Tokay Boulevards near the southwestern city limits of Ma...

Parade of Homes

Date: 1955
Description: Aerial view of Midvale neighborhood under construction near Madison's southwestern city limits. The view is focused on the area bounded by Tokay Boulevard,...

Johnson Wax Research Tower

Date: 1949
Description: View of the Johnson Wax Research and Development Tower under construction.

Decoration Day at the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1908
Description: The west wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol on Decoration Day. The steep slope of the western side of the park delayed the construction of the east...

North Wing of The Wisconsin State Capitol Under Construction

Date: 1915
Description: Construction of the north wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

North Wing under Construction

Description: North wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol under construction, with construction scaffolding in the foreground.

Capitol Theatre Under Construction

Date: April 02 1927
Description: Capitol Theatre at 211 or 213? State Street. Entrance under construction is between Fred W. Kruse Co. and Peoples Clothing Co. stores.

Charles Lindbergh

Date: 1927
Description: Colonel Charles Lindbergh walking along steps at the Memorial Union, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Carl Johnson (left) of the Union Committee...

Bank of Wisconsin Addition

Date: December 02 1929
Description: Scaffolding rises on the State Bank of Wisconsin, 1 West Main Street, as an addition is constructed. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street in...

U.S. Post Office Under Construction

Date: April 01 1927
Description: U.S. Post Office under construction at 215 Monona Avenue. Scaffolding is in place as stone walls and pillars rise on the second floor, in a view of the fro...

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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