Davis Dam, Switchyards, Southeast of Davis Dam, Kingman, Mohave County, AZ
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Significance: Davis Dam is significant for its role in control of the lower Colorado River, fulfillment of obligations under the Mexican Treaty of 1944, and economic development of the Southwest after World War II. The electrical switchyards are a critical element of the Davis Dam industrial complex, providing connection and control of electricity produced at Davis Dam power plant for transmission to regional markets and interconnection with federal power plants by means of regional power grids.
Survey number: HAER AZ-77-A
Building/structure dates: 1949-1952 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after. 1970- before. 1979 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1961 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1962 Subsequent Work