Images of Wisconsin's first electrical generating plant and its successors

Photographs of electric power plants, 1880s-1960s

These nine photographs are included in Wisconsin Historical Images, our online collection of visual materials. The three earliest show the hydroelectric generating equipment built at Appleton in 1882, and later ones show the evolution of electric power at selected other locations around the state.

Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
The Introduction of Electrical Power
Creator: various
Pub Data: Original photographs in the visual materials collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
Citation: Use the bibliographic data on the individual photograph followed by the phrase " Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 12/7/2021