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Home > Montana > Great Falls vicinity > Rainbow Hydroelectric Facility, On north bank of Missouri River 2 miles Northeast , Great Falls, Cascade County, MT



B&W Photos
Foreman
HB749732
Foreman's House, Surge Tank And Top Of Powerhouse
Foreman
HB749733
Foreman's House, Ten-stall Garage, And Steps To Swimming Pool
Roof Of Two-stall Garage, Surge Tank, House No
HB749734
Roof Of Two-stall Garage, Surge Tank, House No
House No
HB749735
House No
Terraced, Stone Retaining Walls Behind House No
HB749736
Terraced, Stone Retaining Walls Behind House No
View Of 100 Kv Switchyard With Missouri River In The Background
HB749737
View Of 100 Kv Switchyard With Missouri River In The Background
View Of 100 Kv Switchyard
HB749738
View Of 100 Kv Switchyard


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Item Title


Location
On north bank of Missouri River 2 miles Northeast, Great Falls vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-95
Significance: It is significant for its association with the industrial development of Montana and the consolidation of most of Montana's electric industry into the Montana Power Company. The district is also associated with John D. Ryan, the promoter of hydroelectric development at Great Falls. The buildings are representative examples of design concepts of the period.

Subjects
Hydroelectric Power Plants


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
2. FOREMAN'S HOUSE, SURGE TANK AND TOP OF POWERHOUSE. VIEW TO EAST-NORTHEAST.
3. FOREMAN'S HOUSE, TEN-STALL GARAGE, AND STEPS TO SWIMMING POOL. VIEW TO SOUTH-SOUTHWEST.
4. ROOF OF TWO-STALL GARAGE, SURGE TANK, HOUSE No. 16, RELIEF TANK IN BACKGROUND. VIEW TO SOUTH.
5. HOUSE No. 16 AND SURGE TANK. ROOF OF POWERHOUSE IN BACKGROUND. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
6. TERRACED, STONE RETAINING WALLS BEHIND HOUSE No. 16. VIEW TO WEST.
7. VIEW OF 100 kV SWITCHYARD WITH MISSOURI RIVER IN THE BACKGROUND. ALONG THE LEFT SIDE FROM THE FOREGROUND ARE THE U.S. GOVERNMENT STORAGE SHED, TOOL HOUSE, THREE-STALL GARAGE, AND PARTIAL VIEW OF POWERHOUSE ADDITION. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
8. VIEW OF 100 kV SWITCHYARD. TELEPHONE BOOTH AND THREE-STALL GARAGE. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.


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