Work on Coffer Dam for Power House and Locks | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Work on Coffer Dam for Power House and Locks

Work on Coffer Dam for Power House and Locks | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
An overview of the dam site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore.  Three pile drivers are at work on the coffer dam.  The railroad trestle is in the foreground; the middle rail carried the electric current to power the train.  The centrifugal sand pump is in the shed-like structure on the far left.
DESCRIPTION
An overview of the dam site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore. Three pile drivers are at work on the coffer dam. The railroad trestle is in the foreground; the middle rail carried the electric current to power the train. The centrifugal sand pump is in the shed-like structure on the far left.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:46879
Creation Date: September 12 1911
Creator Name:Eberhart, F. S.
City:Prairie du Sac
County:Sauk
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:F. S. Eberhart Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, dam photographs, 1911-1914
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6012.52
Original Dimensions:6.5 x 4.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Railroad bridges
Railroad tracks
Dams
Wisconsin River (Wis.)
Building sites
Planning
Construction equipment
Pumping machinery
Land use, Rural
Outdoor photography
Electric power
Locks (Hydraulic engineering)

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