Image and Website section photograph
Image courtesy of Thomas Blanck and Associates. Used with permission.

This section of the website contains photographs and information on the contractors who worked on construction of the Capitol:

A list of all the contractors on the Capitol construction, 

A newspaper clipping that lists all the bids for the Capitol superstructure, dated 1897,

Information on several specific contractors:

  • Butler Brothers Construction company, the general contractor, and a separate section that shows Butler Family photographs and a memoir by the youngest   partner of the firm, Emmett Butler
  • George J. Grant Construction Company which undertook the excavation and built the foundation.
  • Lauer Brothers & Miller of Saint Paul who constructed the basement.