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Cove Hydroelectric Development, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID

Cove Hydroelectric Development, Cove Power Plant Road, Grace, Caribou County, ID



Significance: The Cove Hydroelectric Development encompasses a unique flume system that was constructed with great effort in a remote landscape; captured a natural water source and used innovative design methods to eke additional hydroelectric power out of a relatively short section of the Bear River; was an early example of a low-head, high-volume hydroelectric complex in Idaho; and operated continuously for 87 years.
Survey number: HAER ID-43
Building/structure dates: 1917-1918 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 2006 Demolished
Building/structure dates: ca. 1920 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1996 Demolished
Building/structure dates: after. 1970- before. 1989 Subsequent Work



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Phoenix Construction Company, General Contractor
McClelland, R. J., Chief Engineer
Utah Power & Light Company
Nunn, Lucien L
Foote, A D
Electric Bond & Share Company
General Electric
Idaho Power Company
Utah Power & Light
Telluride Power Company
SWCA Environmental Consultants, contractor
Ellis, Sheri Murray, project manager
Christianson, Justine, transmitter




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