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

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. Title from item. Illus. from: Manual of the Corporation for the City of New York. New York : Common Council, 184-.

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Photograph shows two men standing in a small flat boat near the spillway.

The dam

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. Title from item.

Sweetwater Dam near San Diego, Calif.

Sweetwater Dam near San Diego, Calif.

Photograph shows water cascading over top of the Sweetwater Dam in Spring Valley, California. Title from item. Forms part of: Wittemann Collection (Library of Congress).

Dam at Adams Bag Co., Chagrin Falls, Ohio

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. Title from item. Forms part of: Wittemann Collection (Library of Congress).

Pathfinder Dam in Wyoming under construction in June of 1908

Pathfinder Dam in Wyoming under construction in June of 1908

Title from item. Illus. in: The Bureau of Reclamation : Origins and Growth to 1945, v. 1 / William D. Rowley. Denver, Colorado : U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, 2006, p. 121 (3.17)

Watob Dam, near St. Cloud, Minnesota

Watob Dam, near St. Cloud, Minnesota

Photograph shows water flowing over the spillway of the Watob Dam, with a factory(?) in the background. H110235 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Falls of St. Anthony, Minn. U.S.A.

Falls of St. Anthony, Minn. U.S.A.

Stereograph showing St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and its spillway on the Mississippi River, with industrial buildings on both sides of the river.

Falls of St. Anthony, Minn., U.S.A

Falls of St. Anthony, Minn., U.S.A

Stereograph showing St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and its spillway on the Mississippi River, with industrial buildings on both sides of the river. J134258 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 19601. Copyrigh... more

At the foot of the spillway at Gatun Dam, Panama Canal

At the foot of the spillway at Gatun Dam, Panama Canal

J182674 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Keystone View Company. No. 21736.

Gatun Lake spillway, Panama Canal

Gatun Lake spillway, Panama Canal

J191594 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Detroit Publishing Co.

Roosevelt Dam, Ariz.

Roosevelt Dam, Ariz.

Photograph shows view from elevated vantage point of the Roosevelt Dam and spillways. J212036 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. 1102. Copyright 1916 by Kunselman.

Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal

Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal

Scenes of the Panama Canal, generally in the natural order of passage, from a ship moving from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ship passes by the Panamanian city of Colón on the Atlantic end, through the chan... more

Dam and gates at outlet of Jackson Lake for controlling water for irrigating, near Moran, Wyo.

Dam and gates at outlet of Jackson Lake for controlling water for irri...

Stereograph showing Jackson Lake Dam and spillway on the Snake River near Moran, Wyoming. J298969 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 29551. Copyright by July 9, 1920 by Keystone View Company.

One of the two spillway structures at Boulder Dam

One of the two spillway structures at Boulder Dam

In album: Boulder Dam: a portfolio of photographs prepared for Hon. Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, photographs and format by B.D. Glaha, Boulder City, Nevada, 1934.

Boulder Dam spillway, drum gates, and piers

Boulder Dam spillway, drum gates, and piers

In album: Boulder Dam: a portfolio of photographs prepared for Hon. Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, photographs and format by B.D. Glaha, Boulder City, Nevada, 1934. Published in: Photographic memor... more

[Bartlett Dam, on the Verde River, Maricopa County, Arizona, with triple-gated spillway on left side, also a saguaro cactus in center foreground]
Imperial dam, at the All-American canal headgates, Calif., Feb. 1939 - upstream view of the roller gates from the Calif. bank

Imperial dam, at the All-American canal headgates, Calif., Feb. 1939 -...

Photograph shows the roller gates at the Imerial Dam on the All-American canal system in California. Title from item. No. AAC2911.

Conchas Dam, a corps of engineers flood prevention project also used for supplying water for irrigation to the Arch Hurley Conservancy District

Conchas Dam, a corps of engineers flood prevention project also used f...

Illustration shows the downstream face and spillway of the newly completed Conchas Dam in New Mexico. Title from item. Illus. in: Water in New Mexico : a history of its management and use / Ira G. Clark. Albuqu... more

Reclamation built Lahontan Dam on the Newlands Project between 1911 and 1915 - this is the left spillway overflowing

Reclamation built Lahontan Dam on the Newlands Project between 1911 an...

Title from item. Illus. in: The Bureau of Reclamation : Origins and Growth to 1945, v. 1 / William D. Rowley. Denver, Colorado : U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, 2006, p. 232 (4.29).

Completed in 1910, the 325-foot high Buffalo Bill Dam (Shoshone Dam), Wyoming, was the highest dam in the world for a time

Completed in 1910, the 325-foot high Buffalo Bill Dam (Shoshone Dam), ...

Illustration shows the Buffalo Bill Dam, spillway, and river. Title from item. Illus. in: The Bureau of Reclamation : Origins and Growth to 1945, v. 1 / William D. Rowley. Denver, Colorado : U.S. Department of ... more

Spillway gate on the historic Columbia Canal at Riverfront Park in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The waterway is the surviving canal of a series of canals built by the State of South Carolina in 1824 using the labor of indentured Irishmen to provide direct water routes between the upstate settlements and the towns on the fall line

Spillway gate on the historic Columbia Canal at Riverfront Park in dow...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-6). Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the ... more

Poinsett State Park , 6660 Poinsett Park Road, Wedgefield, Sumter County, SC

Poinsett State Park , 6660 Poinsett Park Road, Wedgefield, Sumter Coun...

Entry 2014 HALS Challenge: Documenting Landscapes of the New Deal, Honorable Mention recipient. Significance: Poinsett State Park gains its significance through its association with the Civilian Conservation Co... more

Garrison Dam, Spillway, State Route 200 at Missouri River, Riverdale, McLean County, ND

Garrison Dam, Spillway, State Route 200 at Missouri River, Riverdale, ...

Significance: The spillway was built to release excess water from Lake Sakakawea whenever high water threatens to overtop and destroy Garrison Dam. Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1... more

Morris Canal, Spillway, Phillipsburg, Warren County, NJ

Morris Canal, Spillway, Phillipsburg, Warren County, NJ

Significance: Utilized as part of general water control system associated with the Morris Canal. Survey number: HAER NJ-29-C

Duncannon Rolling Mills

Duncannon Rolling Mills

No. 134. Title from item.

Shem Dam, Along Santa Clara River on west side of County Road 3184, 0.9 miles north of intersection with Old Highway 91, Ivins, Washington County, UT

Shem Dam, Along Santa Clara River on west side of County Road 3184, 0....

Significance: Shem Dam was built in 1934–35 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) as a project sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service, Dixie National Forest. The dam was designed by two Utah engineers: Luther ... more

Duncannon Rolling Mills

Duncannon Rolling Mills

No. 134. Title from item.

Shem Dam, Along Santa Clara River on west side of County Road 3184, 0.9 miles north of intersection with Old Highway 91, Ivins, Washington County, UT

Shem Dam, Along Santa Clara River on west side of County Road 3184, 0....

Significance: Shem Dam was built in 1934–35 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) as a project sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service, Dixie National Forest. The dam was designed by two Utah engineers: Luther ... more

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake County, UT

Utah Power Company, Granite Hydroelectric Plant, Holladay, Salt Lake C...

Survey number: HAER UT-4 Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT

Milltown Dam, Spillway, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missou...

Survey number: HAER MT-43-B Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga County, NY

Champlain Canal, Waterford Locks, U.S. Route 4, Waterford, Saratoga Co...

Significance: The Champlain Canal was built to link Lake Champlain with the Erie Canal and with the tidewater of the Hudson River. The Canal is presently part of the New York State Barge Canal system, the most... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washington County, UT

Hurricane Irrigation Canal, State Route 15 Vicinity, Hurricane, Washin...

Significance: When an expanding population created a demand for more farmland, the residents of the narrow Virgin River valley turned to the Hurricane Bench, a broad expanse of fertile land requiring only water... more

Duncannon rolling mills

Duncannon rolling mills

Stereograph showing mill or furnace of the Duncannon Iron Company.

Duncannon rolling mills

Duncannon rolling mills

Stereograph showing mill or furnace of the Duncannon Iron Company.

Skagit Power Development, Gorge High Dam, On Skagit River, 2.9 miles upstream from Newhalem, Newhalem, Whatcom County, WA

Skagit Power Development, Gorge High Dam, On Skagit River, 2.9 miles u...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5 Survey number: HAER WA-24-C Building/structure dates: 1961 Initial Construction

Skagit Power Development, Gorge High Dam, On Skagit River, 2.9 miles upstream from Newhalem, Newhalem, Whatcom County, WA

Skagit Power Development, Gorge High Dam, On Skagit River, 2.9 miles u...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5 Survey number: HAER WA-24-C Building/structure dates: 1961 Initial Construction

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