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Croton Hydroelectric Plant, Spillway, Croton Dam Road at Muskegon River, Croton, Newaygo County, MI

Croton Hydroelectric Plant, Spillway, Croton Dam Road at Muskegon River, Croton, Newaygo County, MI

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Significance: The Croton Hydroelectric Plant spillway was a key design feature of this electrical generation complex, an important example of the work of William G. Fargo, a Jackson, Michigan civil engineer who specialized in the design of small and mid-sized hydroelectric plants in the Midwest in the early Twentieth Century. The spillway gates permitted the plant operators to control and regulate the flow of the Muskegon River and the level of Croton Pond.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1561
Survey number: HAER MI-81-C
Building/structure dates: 1906-1908 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1991 Subsequent Work



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