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Milner Dam & Main Canal: Twin Falls Canal Company, On Snake River, 11 miles West of city of Burley, Idaho, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, ID

Milner Dam & Main Canal: Twin Falls Canal Company, On Snake River, 11 miles West of city of Burley, Idaho, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, ID

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Summary

Significance: Milner Dam and its canal system have national significance in agricultural history as a rare successful example of state-supervised private irrigation development provided for in Senator Joseph M. Carey's reclamation statues of 1894.
Survey number: HAER ID-15
Building/structure dates: 1905 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1913 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1915 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1933 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1928 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1949-1950 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1944 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1982-1983 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Wiley, A J
Filer, Walter George
The Carey Act
Perrine, Ira Burton
Buhl, Frank
Milner, Stanley B
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Location

Twin Falls (Idaho)42.56297, -114.46087
Google Map of 42.5629668, -114.4608711
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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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