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Croton Dam / drawn for D.T. Valentine ; drawn & lithd. by G. Hayward.

Print shows water cascading over spillway of the Croton Dam in New York.

The dam

Print shows a view of the river, dam, and spillway, with a gazebo and pedestrian mall, from a souvenir booklet of views of Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, part 1st, 1870.

Sweetwater Dam near San Diego, Calif.

Photograph shows water cascading over top of the Sweetwater Dam in Spring Valley, California.

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 1

Detail of plate no. 1, showing the confluence of the Monongahela, Allegheny, and the Ohio rivers between Pittsburgh and Allegheny City, Brunot's Island, McKee's Rocks, also shows position of dam across the Ohio... more

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 12, weir 1, plan

Detail of plate no. 12, showing the plan for weir no. 1

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 2, plan

Plate no. 2, showing the plan for sections A thru H, weirs no. 1 thru 3, pool level, navigable pass, abutment, and piers no. 1 thru 3, as well as the lock and lock keeper's house.

The Johnstown calamity. The bursted dam

View of dam after the flood.

Ohio River - Davis Island dam, plate no. 18, drift gap with bear trap gates

Detail of plate no. 18, showing the "transverse section of bear trap."

Dam at Adams Bag Co., Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Photograph shows water cascading over spillway of dam in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, with stone buildings of the Adams Bag Co. in the background.

Porter's fleet passing the dam at Alexandria

Print shows a dam constructed by Union troops to raise the water level to a depth that would enable Union ironclads to continue on the Red River at Alexandria, Louisiana.

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