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Milltown Dam, Clark Fork River, 6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, Missoula County, MT



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Item Title


Location
6 miles upstream from Missoula, Milltown, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-43
Building/structure dates: 1908 initial construction
Significance: The dam and power plant are significant for their association with W.A. Clark, one of the single-most important individuals in the economic and political history of Montana; for its association with the economic development of Missoula; and for its association with the development of hydroelectric resources in Montana.

Subjects
Power Plants
Dams


Related Names
Clark, Williams Andrews
Clark-Montana Realty
Waddell, W. F.
Ferguson, H. M.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF DAM, POWERHOUSE AND CAMP TO SOUTHWEST
2. VIEW OF DAM FROM WEST BANK OF RIVER TO NORTH
3. DAM AND POWERHOUSE COMPLEX WITH CAMP IN BACKGROUND TO NORTHEAST
4. DAM SPILLWAY AND POWERHOUSE FROM DOWNRIVER, VIEW TO SOUTHEAST
5. PHotographic copy of photograph (July 7, 1930, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). AERIAL VIEW OF DAM SITE TO SOUTHEAST
6. Photographic copy of photograph (May 31, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). VIEW OF DAM FROM DOWNSTREAM DURING FLOOD.
7. Photographic copy of photograph (September 20, 1908, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'MIXING CONCRETE FOR LOWER COFFER DAM'
8. Photographic copy of photograph (October 29, 1908, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'PROGRESS ON BREAKWATER CONSTRUCTION'
9. Photographic copy of photograph (February 8, 1908, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'PROGRESS WORK AT TOE OF DAM'
10. Photographic copy of photograph (January 23, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'GENERAL VIEW OF WORK IN BREAK SNOWING CONSTRUCTION OF TIMBER BENTS BEHIND CONCRETE DAM AND WORK OF CONCRETING 24 FT CRIB TO ROCK CLIFF'
11. Photographic copy of photograph (February 24, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'GENERAL VIEW OF RECONSTRUCTION WORK NOTE CONCRETE TIE BETWEEN SECTIONS OF 8 FT & 24 FT CRIBS'
12. Photographic copy of photograph (March 17, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'TIMBER WORK IN BREAK BEHIND MAIN CONCRETE DAM'
13. Photographic copy of photograph (March 23, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'DRIVING THE LAST #85 RAIL'
14. Photographic copy of photograph (April 10, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'COMPLETING FILL IN CRIBWORKS END OF DAM'
15. Photographic copy of photograph (ca. April 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). VIEW OF POWERHOUSE AND WORK ON BREAKWATER
16. Photographic copy of photograph (April 20, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'PROGRESS WORK ON SOUTH ABUTMENT'
17. Photographic copy of photograph (April 22, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'PLACING RIP RAP'
18. Photographic copy of photograph of reconstruction drawings (March 6, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'SECTION THRU BREAK AT SOUTH END OF DAM SHOWING DETAILS OF RECONSTRUCTION'
19. Photographic copy of photograph of reconstruction drawing (March 6, 1909, original print in possession of Montana Power Company, Butte, Montana). 'PLAN AND DOWNSTREAM ELEVATION OF RECONSTRUCTION WORK'


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