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Terminal Dam, Tacoma, La Plata County, CO



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Item Title


Location
Tacoma vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-15
Building/structure dates: 1905 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1980 demolished
Significance: It was an integral part of the Tacoma Project, an early hydroelectric development in southwest Colorado. The Project was constructed in the early 1900s to serve the needs of the mining operations in the Silverton district 50 miles to the north. It was designed, and financing raised by H.T. Henderson, who hoped to reduce the cost of mining operation by making power available more cheaply.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Dams
Mining


Related Names
Henderson , H.
Colorado-Ute Electric Association Incorporated
Adams, J. W.
Mundee, A. H.
Animas Canal, Reservoir, Water, Power, & Investmen
Animas Power & Water Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopy of photograph--1903 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW DURING CONSTRUCTION
2. Photocopy of photograph--1903 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW DURING CONSTRUCTION
3. Photocopy of photograph--Winter 1903-1904 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW DURING CONSTRUCTION
4. Photocopy of photograph--Winter 1904 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW DURING CONSTRUCTION
5. Photocopy of photograph--Spring 1905 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW OF UPSTREAM FACE
6. Photocopy of photograph--Summer 1905 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM FACE
7. Photocopy of photograph--1905 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) GENERAL VIEW
8. Photocopy of photograph--April 1907 (2 1/4 X 2 /14' negative) VIEW DURING CONSTRUCTION OF NEW OUTLET WORKS
9. Photocopy of photograph--May 1907 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW SHOWING NEW OUTLET TUNNEL
10. Photocopy of photograph (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) GENERAL VIEW
11. Photocopy of photograph--1909 (2 1/4 X 2 1/4' negative) VIEW OF TERMINAL DAM AND POWER FLUME #1
12. FRONTAL VIEW; UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM--1980
13. FRONTAL VIEW; UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM--1980
14. SIDE VIEW; WEST END OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM--1980
15. SIDE VIEW; DETAIL OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM--1980
16. SIDE VIEW; DETAIL OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM--1980
17. FRONTAL VIEW; UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM FROM EAST BANK--1980
18. SIDE VIEW; EAST END OF UPSTREAM FACE OF DAM--1980
19. SIDE VIEW; CREST OF DAM--1980
20. SIDE VIEW; DOWNSTREAM FACE OF DAM TOWARDS EAST END--1980
21. SIDE VIEW; DOWNSTREAM FACE OF DAM WITH SEEPAGE POND IN FOREGROUND
22. GENERAL VIEW; ELECTRA LAKE FROM CREST OF DAM AT EAST END--1980


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