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Cooke Hydroelectric Plant, Attendant's House, 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-G
Significance: The house was built around 1909 to provide onsite accommodations for plant operators, due to the isolated nature of the site at the turn of the century. Access to the plant at that time was either by and 18-mile wagon road or by a 160-mile, narrow gauge logging railroad.

Subjects
Houses
Wooden Buildings


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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