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Coolidge Dam, Gila River, Peridot, Pinal County, AZ



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Item Title


Location
Gila River, Peridot vicinity, AZ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AZ-7
Building/structure dates: 1825 initial construction

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Water Supply
Dams


Related Names
Alexander, J. B.
Binckley, George Sydney
Clotts, Herbert V.
Code, William H.
Davis, Arthur Powell
Davis, A. P.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. COOLIDGE DAM SITE, LOOKING SOUTH (DOWNSTREAM), c. 1927
2. COOLIDGE DAM SITE, LOOKING SOUTH (DOWNSTREAM), c. 1927
3. COOLIDGE DAM SITE, LOOKING NORTH (UPSTREAM), June 5, 1927
4. CONSTRUCTION DAM LOCATED EAST OF DAM SITE, c. 1927
5. CONSTRUCTION DAM, SHOWING EMPLOYEE HOUSING AT LEFT AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES AT CENTER AND RIGHT, c. 1927
6. CONSTRUCTION CAMP, WITH EMPLOYEE HOUSING IN FOREGROUND AND LEFT, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES IN BACKGROUND CENTER, December 1, 1927
7. CONSTRUCTION CAMP, SHOWING VARIOUS SHOPS, c. 1927
8. CONSTRUCTION SHOPS, WITH MIXING PLANT AT CENTER, December 1, 1927
9. PRINCIPLE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF COOLIDGE DAM. NAMES LISTED ON IMAGE, October 7, 1928
10. VIEW OF INITIAL CONSTRUCTION EFFORTS, SHOWING ROAD WORK. GRAVEL PLANT AND TRAMWAY ARE VISIBLE DOWNSTREAM, c. 1927
11. VIEW OF BEDROCK EXPOSED UNDER EAST BUTTRESS, November 26, 1927
12. VIEW OF CONSTRUCTION SITE, LOOKING UPSTREAM, SHOWING RIVER DIVERSION WORKS AT RIGHT, CONCRETE-PLACING TOWER AND CABLEWAYS, December 1927
13. VIEW OF EXCAVATION OF SPILLWAY CHANNEL, December 1927
14. VIEW OF DAM SITE, LOOKING SOUTH (DOWNSTREAM). MIXING PLANT IS VISIBLE AT RIGHT, COFFER DAM IS UPSTREAM OF PLACING TOWER. EAST DOME IS VISIBLE AT LEFT OF TOWER, c. 1927
15. VIEW OF GRAVEL PLANT, WEST SIDE OF RIVER AND DOWNSTREAM OF DAM SITE WITH EMPLOYEE HOUSING AT RIGHT. TRAMWAY BUCKETS ARE CLEARLY VISIBLE, November 1, 1927
16. OVERVIEW OF GRAVEL PLANT, c. 1927
17. DETAILED VIEW OF CONCRETE PLACING TOWER WITH CHUTE LINES, BOOMS AND COUNTER BALANCES, December 1, 1927
18. VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM, ALL THREE DOMES VISIBLE WITH EAST BUTTRESS. RIVER DIVERSION IS THROUGH THE EAST DOME, c. 1928
19. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF RIVER DIVERSION, UPSTREAM FACE OF EAST DOME AND BUTTRESS, January 1, 1928
20. VIEW LOOKING EAST FROM WEST SPILLWAY. CROSS SECTIONAL VIEW OF DOMES, PENSTOCK OUTLET VISIBLE IN CENTRAL DOME, January 17, 1928
21. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE OF COOLIDGE DAM, WITH RIVER DIVERSION AT RIGHT, March 1928
22. VIEW OF DAM FROM WEST SPILLWAY, May 1928
23. VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM. TWIN INTAKE TOWERS VISIBLE AT EITHER SIDE OF CENTRAL DOME, May 3, 1928
24. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE OF DAM WITH EXCELLENT VIEW OF PLACING TOWER. POWER HOUSE OUTLETS ARE VISIBLE AT BASE OF CENTRAL DOME, c. 1928
25. VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM NEARLY COMPLETE WITH CONSTRUCTION SHOES, c. 1928
26. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DOMES WITH TOWER INTAKES, July 1, 1928
27. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE WITH WEST SPILLWAY BRIDGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT LEFT, August 1928
28. UPSTREAM VIEW OF DOMES AFTER STRIPPING. INTAKES, SPILLWAYS AND RIVER DIVERSION WORKS ALL VISIBLE, October 13, 1928
29. VIEW OF WEST SPILLWAY BRIDGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION, September 1, 1928
30. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE WITH EAST SPILLWAY CHANNEL UNDER CONSTRUCTION, September 1928
31. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE WITH POWER HOUSE AND ROADWAY UNDER CONSTRUCTION, October 1928
32. VIEW, LOOKING EAST, AT ROADWAY OVER DAM NEARING COMPLETION. WEST INTAKE TOWER IS VISIBLE AT FAR LEFT, November 1, 1928
33. VIEW OF POWER HOUSE BASE WITH GENERATOR OPENINGS, c. 1928
34. DOWNSTREAM VIEW OF COOLIDGE DAM COMPLETED. POWER HOUSE, INTAKE TOWERS, WEST SPILLWAY CHANNEL AND DECORATIVE EAGLES ALL CLEARLY VISIBLE, c. 1928
35. INTERIOR VIEW OF POWER HOUSE, SHOWING GENERATORS, c. 1928
36. VIEW OF COOLIDGE DAM WITH WEST ABUTMENT, c. 1928
37. VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE OF COOLIDGE DAM, c. 1928
38. VIEW OF BOY SCOUTS SERVING GUESTS ATOP COOLIDGE DAM DURING DEDICATION CEREMONIES, March 4, 1930
39. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE OF COOLIDGE DAM
40. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE, SHOWING POWER HOUSE
41. VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE OF COOLIDGE DAM
42. VIEW OF COOLIDGE RESERVOIR
43. VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE OF COOLIDGE DAM, SHOWING INTAKE TOWERS, BRIDGES AND DOMES
44. VIEW OF EAST SPILLWAY GATES. GATES ARE DOWN AND INOPERATIVE DUE TO A CONCRETE AND AGGREGATE REACTION
45. INTERIOR VIEW OF POWER HOUSE FROM WEST END
46. INTERIOR VIEW OF POWER HOUSE FROM EAST END. CRANE IS VISIBLE IN BACKGROUND
47. VIEW OF POWER HOUSE CRANE
48. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF CRANE MACHINERY
49. VIEW OF EAST TURBINE
50. VIEW OF POWER HOUSE CONTROL ROOM FROM WEST END
51. VIEW OF WEST PANEL CONTROL BOARD
52. VIEW OF EAST PANEL CONTROL BOARD
53. VIEW OF CENTRAL PANEL CONTROL BOARD
54. VIEW OF COOLIDGE DAM SWITCHYARD LOCATED BEHIND POWER HOUSE IN CENTRAL DOME. TRACK USED TO MANIPULATE TRANSFORMERS IS VISIBLE
55. VIEW OF SWITCHYARD, FACING POWER PLANT
56. DIMENSION DRAWINGS OF DOME AND BUTTRESS
57. MULTIPLE DOME TYPE, SHOWING FORMS AND FALSE WORK CONSTRUCTION
58. PORTION OF EAST SPILLWAY AND DOME, SHOWING ELEVATIONS FOR EXCAVATION
59. PORTION OF WEST SPILLWAY AND DOME, SHOWING ELEVATIONS FOR EXCAVATION
60. 4-INCH DRAINS, EAST SPILLWAY
61. DETAILS OF 6-INCH DRAIN PIPE, EAST PIER, WEST SPILLWAY
62. DETAILS OF TUNNEL THROUGH WEST BUTTRESS
63. DETAILS OF DISCHARGE TUNNEL THROUGH WEST MIDDLE PIER, WEST SPILLWAY
64. DETAILS OF DISCHARGE TUNNEL THROUGH WEST MIDDLE PIER, EAST SPILLWAY
65. DETAILS OF DISCHARGE TUNNEL THROUGH EAST MIDDLE PIER, EAST SPILLWAY
66. DETAILS OF DISCHARGE TUNNEL THROUGH EAST MIDDLE PIER, WEST SPILLWAY
67. DETAIL OF STAIRWAY TO LAVATORY IN WEST BUTTRESS
68. DETAILS OF WALLS OVER WEST BABY BUTTRESS AND EAST PIER, WEST SPILLWAY
69. STEEL REINFORCEMENT IN WEST BUTTRESS
70. LOCATION AND DETAILS OF CONSTRUCTION JOINTS IN EAST BUTTRESS
71. STEEL LAYOUT IN ROADWAY FLOOR SLAB OVER A AND B BUTTRESSES
72. STRESSES IN THE BUTTRESSES DUE TO DEAD LOAD AND WATER PRESSURE
73. DETAILS OF EAST PIER, WEST SPILLWAY
74. SECTION THROUGH SPILLWAY BETWEEN PIERS
75. DETAILS OF WEST PIER, EAST SPILLWAY
76. PIER DETAILS
77. PIER DETAILS
78. PIER DETAILS
79. PIER DETAILS
80. HORIZONTAL SECTION AT ELEVATION 2300
81. HORIZONTAL SECTION AT ELEVATION 2400
82. SECTION OF DAM SHOWING LOCATION OF GROUT
83. SECTION SHOWING STEEL REINFORCEMENT IN LOWER PORTION OF EAST DOME
84. STEEL IN UPPER PORTION OF OUTLET TOWER
85. STEEL REINFORCEMENT
86. STEEL IN UPPER PORTION OF DOMES
87. DETAILS OF SPILLWAY WALLS
88. ELEVATIONS FOR EXCAVATION ON WEST SPILLWAY
89. ELEVATIONS FOR EXCAVATION ON EAST SPILLWAY
90. WEST SPILLWAY PROFILES
91. EAST SPILLWAY PROFILES
92. SPILLWAY BRIDGE DETAILS
93. FINISHED CONCRETE GRADES ON PORTION OF WEST SPILLWAY
94. FINISHED CONCRETE GRADES, EAST SPILLWAY
95. RETAINING WALL DETAILS, OUTSIDE LINE, WEST SPILLWAY
96. DETAILS FOR PORTION OF WEST SPILLWAY WALL
97. DETAILS FOR PORTION OF WEST SPILLWAY WALL
98. WEST SPILLWAY DETAILS
99. FINISHED CONCRETE GRADES ON PORTION OF WEST SPILLWAY
100. INSIDE WALL DETAILS, WEST SPILLWAY
101. DETAILS OF PORTION OF WEST SPILLWAY
102. PIPE CONNECTIONS FOR DRAINS FROM SPILLWAY OPERATING CHAMBERS
103. 4-INCH CONCRETE DRAINS UNDER WEST SPILLWAY
104. DOWNSTREAM BAY, DETAILS OF PARAPET WALLS AND CORBELS
105. UPSTREAM BAY, DETAILS OF PARAPET WALLS AND CORBELS
106. LAYOUT OF PIPE RAILING ON EAST PIER, WEST SPILLWAY AND WEST PIER, EAST SPILLWAY
107. OUTLET TOWER DETAILS
108. BRIDGE TO OUTLET TOWER
109. PARAPET WALL DETAILS
110. DETAILS OF WALLS OVER DOMES
111. DETAILS OF WALLS OVER EAST BUTTRESS
112. DETAILS OF WALLS OVER WEST BUTTRESS
113. WEST SPILLWAY BRIDGE, PARAPET WALL DETAILS
114. STEEL LAYOUT IN ROADWAY FLOOR SLAB OVER DOMES AND BUTTRESSES
115. ROADWAY SLAB ELEVATIONS
116. ROADWAY SLAB ELEVATIONS
117. DETAIL OF UPPER PART OF BAY
118. COUNTERFORT WALL DETAILS, ROAD TO POWER HOUSE
119. RETAINING WALL AND FLOOR SYSTEM ROAD TO POWER HOUSE
120. DETAILS OF FLOOR SYSTEM, ROAD TO POWER HOUSE
121. DETAIL OF POWER HOUSE ABOVE ELEVATION 2330, SHEET 1
122. DETAIL OF POWER HOUSE ABOVE ELEVATION 2330, SHEET 2
123. POWER HOUSE FOUNDATION PLAN AND DETAILS
124. POWER HOUSE FOUNDATION DETAILS
125. POWER HOUSE FOOTINGS
126. DETAIL OF ROADWAY IN POWER HOUSE
127. POWER HOUSE EQUIPMENT, GENERAL LAYOUT
128. GENERATOR FOUNDATION DETAILS
129. GENERATOR FOUNDATION DETAILS
130. VIEW OF COOLIDGE DAM, FACING SOUTH, SHOWING THE THREE-ARCHED DOMES OF THE INTAKE TOWERS (June 1991)
131. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF RIGHT INTAKE TOWER, FACING EAST (January 1991)
132. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF LEFT INTAKE TOWER WITH RIGHT INTAKE TOWER IN BACKGROUND, FACING WEST (January 1991)
133. VIEW OF RIGHT (WEST) SPILLWAY GATES, FACING WEST. GATES ARE DOWN AND INOPERATIVE. (June 1991)
134. VIEW OF LEFT (EAST) SPILLWAY GATES, LOOKING EAST. GATES ARE DOWN AND INOPERATIVE. (June 1991)
135. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH (DOWNSTREAM) DOWN THE SPILLWAY, SHOWING TOP OF RIGHT SPILLWAY (January 1991)
136. VIEW, TAKEN FROM BASE OF SPILLWAY, LOOKING UP RIGHT (WEST) SPILLWAY, FACING NORTHWEST (January 1991)
137. VIEW, TAKEN FROM WEST SIDE OF GILA RIVER, LOOKING UP LEFT (EAST) SPILLWAY, FACING NORTHEAST (January 1991)
138. VIEW OF WESTERN APPROACH TO THE DAM, SHOWING DECORATIVE LAMP PYLONS FLANKING THE ENTRANCE AND THE PARAPET WALLS ON TOP OF DAM, LOOKING SOUTH (January 1991)
139. VIEW OF THE COMPLETE LEFT (EAST) DECORATIVE LAMP PYLON AND PORTION OF PARAPET WALL ON THE WESTERN APPROACH TO THE DAM, LOOKING EAST (January 1991)
140. CLOSE-UP VIEW SHOWING THE LOWER PART OF THE RIGHT (WEST) DECORATIVE LAMP PYLON ON THE WESTERN APPROACH TO THE DAM, LOOKING SOUTHEAST (June 1991)
141. VIEW OF LAMP FIXTURE ON TOP OF RIGHT (WEST) DECORATIVE LAMP PYLON ON THE WESTERN APPROACH TO THE DAM, FACING NORTHWEST (June 1991)
142. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF LAMP FIXTURE ON TOP OF RIGHT (WEST) DECORATIVE LAMP PYLON ON THE WESTERN APPROACH TO THE DAM, FACING WEST (June 1991)
143. VIEW OF PARAPET WALL WITH ONE OF THE LAMP COLUMNS (WITH LAMP REMOVED). PARAPET WALL FLANKS ROAD ACROSS TOP OF DAM. THIS SECTION OF PARAPET WALL IS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE DAM, LOOKING SOUTHWEST (January 1991)
144. VIEW SHOWING A SECTION OF THE PARAPET WALL ON SOUTH SIDE OF THE TOP OF THE DAM, LOOKING WEST (January 1991)
145. DETAIL VIEW OF SECTION OF PARAPET WALL, SHOWING DECORATIVE CONCRETE WORK, LOOKING WEST (January 1991)
146. DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING STRAIGHT ON, OF CAST IRON LAMP STANDARD. THIS AND OTHER LAMP STANDARDS WERE REMOVED FROM THE LAMP COLUMNS ON THE PARAPET WALLS DURING WORLD WAR II AND STORED INSIDE THE DAM (January 1991)
147. DETAIL VIEW OF CAST IRON LAMP STANDARD, VIEWED AT AN ANGLE, ONE-FOOT RULE INCLUDED FOR SCALE (January 1991)
148. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE OF COOLIDGE DAM, SHOWING THE CONCRETE EAGLES LOCATED ON THE SIDES OF THE TWO TURNOUTS. THE WESTERN TURNOUT IS ON THE LEFT, AND THE EASTERN TURNOUT IS ON THE RIGHT (June 1991)
149. VIEW OF THE WESTERN TURNOUT AND EAGLE, TAKEN FROM THE DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF DAM (January 1991)
150. VIEW OF THE EASTERN TURNOUT AND EAGLE, TAKEN FROM THE DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF DAM (January 1991)
151. VIEW SHOWING THE LEFT SIDE OF THE EAGLE LOCATED ON THE WESTERN TURNOUT (January 1991)
152. VIEW SHOWING THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE EAGLE LOCATED ON THE EASTERN TURNOUT (January 1991)
153. CLOSE-UP VIEW OF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE EAGLE LOCATED ON THE EASTERN TURNOUT (January 1991)
154. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH FROM THE TOP OF DAM, SHOWING THE DOWNSTREAM CONTEXT OF THE DAM (June 1991) (From 4x5 negative)


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