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Waddell Dam, On Agua Fria River, 35 miles northwest of Phoenix, Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ

Waddell Dam, On Agua Fria River, 35 miles northwest of Phoenix, Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ



Significance: It is the only storage dam constructed by private interests in central Arizona. It became the largest multiple arch dam in the world upon completion.
Survey number: HAER AZ-11
Building/structure dates: 1895 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1927 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1936 Subsequent Work



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Beardsley, George
Agua Fria Water & Land Company
Agua Fria Construction Company
Peckham & James
Beardsley, William




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