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Bishop Creek Hydroelectric System, Plant 2, Lake Sabrina Dam, Bishop Creek, Bishop, Inyo County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Bishop Creek, Bishop vicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-145-2-A
Building/structure dates: 1909 initial construction
Significance: It is significant because of its role in the early engineering concept and construction of the Bishop Creek Hydroelectric System. The dam is essentially unchanged from its date of construction, with the exception of the replacement of some of the timber facing.

Subjects
Dams
Hydroelectric Power Plants


Related Names
Nevada-California Power Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
View of Lake Sabrina Dam and Lake Sabrina from east ridge showing spillway at photo center, view southwest
View of Lake Sabrina Dam downstream face from parking lot showing concrete outlet structure on tow of dam at left edge of photo, view southeast
View of Lake Sabrina Dam upstream face from ridge showing spillway at lower right of photo, view southwest
View of Lake Sabrina Dam and dry Lake Sabrina Basin with the upstream side of the outlet structure visible at photo center, view to north-northwest
View of redwood planks attached to the face of Lake Sabrina Dam, view east-northeast
View of upstream face of Lake Sabrina Dam showing redwood planks and boulders in Lake Sabrina Basin, view north
View of upstream face of Lake Sabrina Dam showing the redwood planks and base of dam from Lake Sabrina Basin, view north
View of redwood planks attached to the face of Lake Sabrina Dam, close-up, detail showing overlapping planks at right edge of photo
View of Lake Sabrina Dam showing the wooden planks along the upstream side face and the spillway at the right center of photo, view north
View of Lake Sabrina Dam showing wooden planks along the upstream face and concrete base added in 1916/1917 and showing the iron grating covering upstream side of outlet structure is visible at lower photo center, view northeast


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