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Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project, Beginning on Conemaugh River approx 3.8 miles downstream from confluence of Little Conemaugh & Stony Creek Rivers at Johnstown, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project, Beginning on Conemaugh River approx 3.8 miles downstream from confluence of Little Conemaugh & Stony Creek Rivers at Johnstown, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

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Summary

Significance: The project is significant example of a specialized engineering structure designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1937-38 and constructed between 1938-43. It was then the second largest flood control structure of its type and upon completion was said to be the best river channel improvement project in the country.
Survey number: HAER PA-413

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Walnut Grove (Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa.)40.32674, -78.92197
Google Map of 40.32674069999999, -78.9219698
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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