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Bailey's Dam, Red River, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA



B&W Photos

HB503055
Aerial View Of Dam, Facing South

HB503056
Aerial View Of Dam, Facing Northeast

HB503057
View Facing Southwest Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503058
View Facing Northeast, Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503059
View Facing Northwest, Of Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503060
View Facing Southeast Of Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503061
View Facing Southwest, Of Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503062
View Facing Southeast Of Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dan

HB503063
View Facing Northeast Of Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503064
View Facing Southwest Of Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503065
View Facing North, Of Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503066
Closeup View Of Logs Exposed In Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam, Facing Southwest

HB503067
Closeup View Of Logs Exposed In Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam, Facing Southwest

HB503068
Closeup View Of Logs Exposed In Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam, Facing Northwest

HB503069
Closeup View Of Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam, Facing Southeast

HB503070
Closeup View Of Exposed Crib Timbers From Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam, Facing Northeast

HB503071
Closeup View Of Sandstone Boulder Concentration In Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam, Facing North

HB503072
Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503073
Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503074
Tree Dam Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam

HB503075
View Of Crib Section Of Lower Bailey's Dam, Facing Northwest


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Item Title


Location
Red River, Alexandria vicinity, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER LA-6
Building/structure dates: 1864 initial construction
Significance: This 100-year-old dam is significant in that there has been no development in the area since the 1860s.

Subjects
Dams
Transportation
Transportation Facilities


Related Names
Bailey, Lt Col. Joseph
Banks, Nathaniel P.
Porter, Adm. David D.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW OF DAM, FACING SOUTH
2. AERIAL VIEW OF DAM, FACING NORTHEAST
3. VIEW FACING SOUTHWEST OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
4. VIEW FACING NORTHEAST, OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
5. VIEW FACING NORTHWEST, OF TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
6. VIEW FACING SOUTHEAST OF TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
7. VIEW FACING SOUTHWEST, OF TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
8. VIEW FACING SOUTHEAST OF CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAN
9. VIEW FACING NORTHEAST OF CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
10. VIEW FACING SOUTHWEST OF CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
11. VIEW FACING NORTH, OF CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM
12. CLOSEUP VIEW OF LOGS EXPOSED IN TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM, FACING SOUTHWEST
13. CLOSEUP VIEW OF LOGS EXPOSED IN TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM, FACING SOUTHWEST
14. CLOSEUP VIEW OF LOGS EXPOSED IN TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM, FACING NORTHWEST
15. CLOSEUP VIEW OF CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM, FACING SOUTHEAST
16. CLOSEUP VIEW OF EXPOSED CRIB TIMBERS FROM CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM, FACING NORTHEAST
17. CLOSEUP VIEW OF SANDSTONE BOULDER CONCENTRATION IN CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM, FACING NORTH
18. TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM. CLOSEUP VIEW OF LOGS FROM THIRD LAYER, FACING NORTHEAST
19. TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM. THIRD LAYER EXPOSED WITH EXCAVATOR PERCHED ON THIRD LOG LAYER, FACING NORTHWEST
20. TREE DAM SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM. FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD LOG LAYERS EXPOSED IN EAST PROFILE, FACING NORTH
21. VIEW OF CRIB SECTION OF LOWER BAILEY'S DAM, FACING NORTHWEST


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