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High Mountain Dams in Bonneville Unit, Washington Lake Dam, Kamas, Summit County, UT



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Location
Washington Lake Dam, Kamas vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-41-N
Building/structure dates: 1914 initial construction
Significance: Washington Lake is the largest body of water to be reservoired in the Bonneville Unit of the Central Utah Project. Its dam, built cooperatively by four of the principal regional irrigation companies, is the oldest man-made structure to impound a natural lake in the upper Provo River drainage, along with the dams on Trial and Washington lakes. Although standard in its sloped profile and steel outlet works, the dam is technologically notable as having a concrete core beneath its earth-fill construction. An easily accessible structure with high visibility, Washington is one of the most significant of the Bonneville Unit dams.

Subjects
Dams


Related Names
Provo Reservoir Company
Sego Irrigation Company
Wasatch Irrigation Company
Timpanogos Irrigation Company
National Forest Service


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF LAKE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
2. OVERALL VIEW OF DAM, SHOWING UPSTREAM FACE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
3. VIEW SHOWING UPSTREAM FACE, WITH OUTLET GATE, LOOKING EAST
4. VIEW SHOWING CREST AND UPSTREAM FaCE OF DAM, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. VIEW SHOWING DOWNSTREAM FACE AND TOE OF DAM, WITH OUTLET VALVE AND CHANNEL, LOOKING WEST
6. VIEW SHOWING DOWNSTREAM FACE AND TOE OF DAM, LOOKING WEST
7. VIEW OF INCLINED OUTLET GATE WHEEL, STEM AND STEM GUIDE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM OUTLET VALVE (20' DIAMETER LUDLOW GATE VALVE), LOOKING NORTHEAST
9. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM OUTLET VALVE AND OUTLET CHANNEL, LOOKING SOUTH 10. 'PROVO RIVER HEADQUARTERS, WASHINGTON LAKE NO. 1 OF PROVO RESERVOIR SYSTEM, AUG. 6, 1913.' 11. 'PROVO RIVER HEADQUARTERS, WASHINGTON LAKE DAM, PROVO RESERVOIR SYSTEM, AUGUST 1913'. (5x7 print enlarged from 2 1/2 x 2 1/2' negative)


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