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Cooke Hydroelectric Plant, Shed, Cook Dam Road at Au Sable River, Oscoda, Iosco County, MI



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Location
Cook Dam Road at Au Sable River, Oscoda vicinity, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MI-98-F
Significance: It exemplifies the type of temporary building seen throughout the construction camp that was maintained during the erection of the Cooke Hydroelectric Plant in northeastern Michigan. When Cooke went on line in 1912, it transmitted electrical power at an unprecedented voltage, for use 125 miles away in the growing industrial areas of southern Michigan.

Subjects
Sheds


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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