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Twin Lakes Dam & Outlet Works, Beneath Twin Lakes Reservoir, T11S, R80W, S22, Twin Lakes, Lake County, CO



B&W Photos

HB231539
General View Of The Lower End Of Twin Lakes Showing The Historic Outlet Works At The Edge Of The Water Near Center Of The Photo With The New Twin Lakes Dam Just Behind

HB231540
View Of Upstream Side Of Historic Outlet Works Taken From Center Of The Channel From Twin Lakes

HB231541
Downstream View Of Historic Outlet Works Taken From The North Bank Of The Channel Between The Old Works And Twin Lakes Dam

HB231542
Detail Of The Downstream Side Of The Gates Showing Reinforcement And The Top Edge Of The Upstream Masonry Wall Of The Historic Outlet Works Taken From The Southern Embankment

HB231543
Detail View Of The Masonry Facing On The Downstream Side Of The Historic Outlet Works

HB231544
Photographic Copy Of Photograph (original Print In Possession Of Bureau Of Reclamation)

HB231545
Photographic Copy Of Photograph (original Print In Possession Of Bureau Of Reclamation)

HB231546
Photographic Copy Of Photograph (original Print In Possession Of Bureau Of Reclamation)

HB231547
Photographic Copy Of Copy Of Original Construction Drawing, Dated 1899?


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Item Title


Location
S22, Twin Lakes vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-63
Building/structure dates: 1898 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1989 demolished
Significance: The dam is a masonry and earth fill structure with four large concrete culverts that serve as outlet works. James D. Schuyler, noted dam engineer, developed the final design. The structure is also significant for its association with agriculture and settlement in the lower Arkansas River Valley.

Subjects
Dams


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF THE LOWER END OF TWIN LAKES SHOWING THE HISTORIC OUTLET WORKS AT THE EDGE OF THE WATER NEAR CENTER OF THE PHOTO WITH THE NEW TWIN LAKES DAM JUST BEHIND. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
2. VIEW OF UPSTREAM SIDE OF HISTORIC OUTLET WORKS TAKEN FROM CENTER OF THE CHANNEL FROM TWIN LAKES. VIEW LOOKING EAST.
4. DOWNSTREAM VIEW OF HISTORIC OUTLET WORKS TAKEN FROM THE NORTH BANK OF THE CHANNEL BETWEEN THE OLD WORKS AND TWIN LAKES DAM. VIEW LOOKING WEST.
5. DETAIL OF THE DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF THE GATES SHOWING REINFORCEMENT AND THE TOP EDGE OF THE UPSTREAM MASONRY WALL OF THE HISTORIC OUTLET WORKS TAKEN FROM THE SOUTHERN EMBANKMENT. VIEW LOOKING NORTH.
6. DETAIL VIEW OF THE MASONRY FACING ON THE DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF THE HISTORIC OUTLET WORKS. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST.
7. Photographic copy of photograph (original print in possession of Bureau of Reclamation). Photo by J. Todd, 7-8-76. VIEW LOOKING UPSTREAM SHOWING THE HISTORIC OUTLET WORKS, GATE HOUSE AND STORAGE SHED. VIEW LOOKING WEST.
8. Photographic copy of photograph (original print in possession of Bureau of Reclamation). Photo by Joan Fleetman, 6-12-80. VIEW LOOKING EAST AND DOWNSTREAM AT THE HISTORIC TWIN LAKES CONTROL STRUCTURE.
9. Photographic copy of photograph (original print in possession of Bureau of Reclamation). Photo by Joan Fleetman, 6-12-80. VIEW LOOKING WEST AND UPSTREAM AT THE HISTORIC TWIN LAKES CONTROL STRUCTURE.
10. Photographic copy of copy of original construction drawing, dated 1899?. Original in possession of Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Company, Ordway, Colorado. PLAN OF DAM AND HEAD GATES FOR THE TWIN LAKES RESERVOIR.
11. Photographic copy of copy of Twin Lakes Outlet Works construction drawing dated January 15, 1951. Drawn by W.A. Doe for the Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Co. (copy in possession of Bureau of Reclamation, location of original unknown) 'AS CONSTRUCTED' PLANS OF 1949-1950, REHABILITATION OF TWIN LAKES RESERVOIR OUTLET WORKS, DETAILS OF UPSTREAM WING WALLS.
12. Photographic copy of copy of Twin Lakes Outlet Works construction drawing dated January 15, 1951. Drawn by W.A. Doe for the Twin Lakes Reservoir and Canal Co. (copy in possession of Bureau of Reclamation, location of original unknown) 'AS CONSTRUCTED' PLANS OF 1949-50, REHABILITATION OF TWIN LAKES RESERVOIR OUTLET WORKS, DETAILS OF DISCHARGE BASIN.


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