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Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel, Lock & Dam No. 4, Alma, Buffalo County, WI



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Item Title


Location
Lock & Dam No. 4, Alma, WI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WI-47
Building/structure dates: 1935 initial construction
Significance: This lock and dam was the first constructed as part of the Upper Mississippi River Nine-Foot Channel Project. It contains the standard items on most of the lock and dam structures in this project, including the lock and movable section which includes roller and Tainter gates.

Subjects
Recreation
Dams
New Deal


Related Names
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF DAM AND LOCKS, LOOKING SOUTH, DOWNSTREAM, FROM UPSTREAM GUIDE WALL
2. OVERALL VIEW OF DAM, LOOKING SOUTH, DOWNSTREAM
3. DETAIL VIEW OF DAM, SHOWING ROLLER AND TAINTER GATES, GATE PIERS, HEADHOUSES AND DAM BRIDGES, LOOKING SOUTH, DOWNSTREAM
4. DETAIL VIEW OF DAM, SHOWING TAINTER GATES, GATE PIERS AND DAM BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST, DOWNSTREAM
5. DETAIL VIEW OF DAM, SHOWING TAINTER GATES, GATE PIERS AND DAN BRIDGE, WITH ROLLER GATE HEADHOUSES AND LOCKS IN BACKGROUND, LOOKING NORTHEAST, UPSTREAM
6. DETAIL VIEW OF DAM, SHOWING ROLLER GATE HEADHOUSES AND DAM BRIDGE, WITH LOCKS IN FOREGROUND, LOOKING WEST
7. DETAIL VIEW OF HEADHOUSE/PIER, SHOWING ROLLER GATES, LOOKING WEST, UPSTREAM
8. DETAIL VIEW OF HEADHOUSE/PIER, SHOWING ROLLER GATE, ROLLER TRACK, CHAIN, GATE HEATER AND DAM BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
9. DETAIL VIEW OF HEADHOUSE/PIER, SHOWING ROLLER TRACK, LOOKING SOUTH
10. DETAIL VIEW OF ROLLER GATE, SHOWING GATE FLANGE AND TUBE, ROLLER TRACK AND CHAIN, LOOKING EAST
11. INTERIOR VIEW OF HEADHOUSE, SHOWING ROLLER GATE LIFTING MACHINERY, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
12. INTERIOR VIEW OF HEADHOUSE, SHOWING ROLLER GATE GAUGE AND WHEEL GEAR, LOOKING EAST
13. DETAIL VIEW OF TAINTER GATE, SHOWING GATES, GATE ARMS, PIERS AND DAN BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
14. DETAIL VIEW OF TAINTER GATE, SHOWING GATE, PIER AND DAM BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
15. DETAIL VIEW OF TAINTER GATE, SHOWING GATE PIER, SWITCH AND CHAIN, LOOKING NORTHEAST
16. DETAIL VIEW OF TAINTER GATE, SHOWING GATE ARM, PIER, TRUNNION PIN AND GATE GAUGE, LOOKING EAST
17. DETAIL VIEW OF TAINTER GATE, SHOWING TRUNNION PIN, LOOKING NORTHEAST
18. VIEW OF MOVABLE CRANE ON DAM BRIDGE, WITH ROLLER GATE HEADHOUSE AT LEFT, LOOKING SOUTH
19. VIEW OF TAINTER GATE HOIST CAR ON DAM BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
20. INTERIOR VIEW OF TAINTER CAR HOIST CAR, LOOKING EAST
21. VIEW OF BULKHEAD HOIST CAR, LOOKING WEST
22. INTERIOR VIEW OF BULKHEAD HOIST CAR, LOOKING WEST
23. INTERIOR VIEW OF BULKHEAD HOIST CAR, LOOKING WEST
24. VIEW OF FLATCAR ON DAM BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
25. VIEW OF ROLLER GATE BULKHEADS, WITH BULKHEAD CARS AND TRACKS IN STORAGE YARD, WITH DAM BRIDGE OVERHEAD, LOOKING EAST
26. VIEW OF TAINTER GATE BULKHEADS, WITH BULKHEAD CARS AND TRACKS IN STORAGE YARD, WITH DAN BRIDGE OVERHEAD, LOOKING WEST
27. OVERALL VIEW OF EARTH DIKE, LOOKING WEST
28. OVERALL VIEW OF EARTH DIKE, LOOKING WEST
29. INTERIOR VIEW OF MAIN LOCK, LOOKING SOUTH, DOWNSTREAM
30. INTERIOR VIEW OF AUXILIARY LOCK, LOOKING NORTH, UPSTREAM
31. INTERIOR VIEW OF AUXILIARY LOCK, WITH DAM ABUTMENT IN BACKGROUND, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
32. VIEW OF UPSTREAM GUIDE WALL OF MAIN LOCK, LOOKING NORTHEAST
33. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM GUIDE WALL OF MAIN LOCK, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
34. VIEW OF MAIN LOCK INTERIOR GUIDE WALL, SHOWING TILE GAUGE, LOOKING WEST
35. VIEW OF MAIN LOCK UPSTREAM MITER GATE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
36. VIEW OF MAIN LOCK UPSTREAM MITER GATE, SHOWING PIVOT ARM, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
37. VIEW OF AUXILIARY LOCK MITER GATE, WITH MAIN LOCK UPSTREAM MITER GATE AND UPSTREAM GUIDE WALL IN BACKGROUND, LOOKING NORTHEAST
38. VIEW OF AUXILIARY LOCK MITER GATE MACHINERY WELL, LOOKING WEST
39. VIEW OF MAIN LOCK TAINTER VALVE MACHINERY, LOOKING WEST
40. VIEW OF MAIN LOCK TAINTER VALVE MACHINERY, LOOKING NORTH
41. VIEW OF AUXILIARY LOCK TAINTER VALVE MACHINERY WELL, LOOKING NORTH
42. VIEW OF MAIN LOCK WINCH, LOOKING EAST
43. VIEW OF BOAT LAUNCH, LOOKING SOUTH
44. VIEW OF STAGE RECORDER ON UPSTREAM GUIDE WALL, LOOKING NORTHEAST
45. VIEW OF UPSTREAM GUIDE WALL, SHOWING LIGHT STANDARD, LOOKING NORTH
46. OVERALL VIEW OF ESPLANADE, LOOKING NORTH
47. VIEW OF CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, LOOKING NORTHWEST
48. VIEW OF CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, WITH MAIN LOCK IN FOREGROUND, LOOKING NORTHEAST
49. VIEW OF MEMORIAL PLAQUE ON EAST WALL OF CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, LOOKING WEST
50. INTERIOR VIEW OF CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, FIRST FLOOR, SHOWING STAFF ROOM, LOOKING WEST
51. INTERIOR VIEW OF CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, WITH A DETAIL VIEW OF THE CENTRAL CONTROL PANEL, LOOKING NORTHEAST
52. INTERIOR VIEW OF CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, WITH A DETAIL VIEW OF THE CENTRAL CONTROL PANEL, LOOKING NORTHEAST
53. INTERIOR VIEW OF CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, BASEMENT, LOOKING NORTH
54. VIEW OF PEDESTRIAN OVERPASS OVER RAILROAD TRACKS, LOOKING NORTH
55. VIEW OF LOCKKEEPERS' HOUSES ON HILL OVERLOOKING LOCK AND DAM, LOOKING WEST
56. VIEW OF LOCKKEEPERS' HOUSES ON HILL OVERLOOKING LOCK AND DAM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
57. VIEW OF SOUTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
58. VIEW OF SOUTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, LOOKING SOUTH
59. VIEW OF SOUTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
60. VIEW OF SOUTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
61. DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, WITH LOCK AND DAM IN BACKGROUND, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
62. VIEW OF NORTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
63. VIEW OF NORTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, LOOKING NORTH
64. VIEW OF NORTH LOCKKEEPER'S HOUSE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
65. VIEW OF LOWER END OF MIDDLE WALL, August 31, 1933
66. PLAN VIEW, February 2, 1934
67. VIEW OF STEEL FORM FOR PIER FOUNDATIONS, March 16, 1934
68. VIEW OF PIER FORMS, May 2, 1934
69. GENERAL VIEW OF COFFERDAM NO. 3, LOOKING NORTHEAST, September 18, 1934
70. GENERAL VIEW OF COFFERDAM NO. 3, LOOKING SOUTHWEST, November 20, 1934
71. GENERAL VIEW, April 30, 1935
72. GENERAL VIEW, date unknown
73. LOCK - INDEX (ML-4-0/1-FS), March 1937
74. DAM - INDEX (ML-4-0/2-FS), February 1937
75. DAM - SITE MAP (ML-4-10/13-FS), February 1933
76. LOCK - GENERAL PLAN (ML-4-20/1-FS), June 1932
77. ESPLANADE & PARKING AREA - PROJECT LOCATION (ML-4-38/1-FS), June 1937
78. ESPLANADE & PARKING AREA - ESPLANADES PLANS & DETAILS (ML-4-38/5-FS), June 1937
79. ESPLANADE & PARKING AREA - LANDSCAPING (ML-4-38/8-FS), June 1937
80. ESPLANADE & PARKING AREA - LANDSCAPING (ML-4-38/9-FS), June 1957
81. ESPLANADE & PARKING AREA - FINISHED GRADING - LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS (ML-4-38/10-FS), June 1937
82. DAM - GENERAL PLAN (ML-4-40/1-FS), June 1933
83. DAM - SECTION AND ELEVATION AT ROLLER GATE PIER (ML-4-40/2-FS), June 1933
84. DAM - SECTION AT TAINTER GATE PIER (ML-4-40/3-FS), June 1933
85. DAM- STEEL PILING LAYOUT (ML-4-40/4-FS), February 1937
86. DAM - PILE SPACING, PIERS 6 TO 21 (ML-4-40/6-FS), February 1937
87. DAM - OPERATING HOUSE - PLAN & ELEVATION (ML-4-41/1-FS), June 1933
88. DAM - OPERATING HOUSE - STEEL REINFORCING (ML-4-41/2-FS), June 1933
89. DAM - SERVICE BRIDGE - SPANS OVER ROLLER GATES (ML-4-53/2-FS), June 1933
90. DAM - SERVICE BRIDGE - SPANS OVER TAINTER GATES (ML-4-53/6-FS), June 1933
91. DAM - TAINTER GATE - POSITION INDICATOR (ML-4-55/1A), September 1936
92. DAM - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY - TRAVELING HOIST, LAKESIDE TYPE ASSEMBLY (ML-4&5-55/2-FS), October 1934
93. DAM - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY - TRAVELING HOIST, LAKESIDE TYPE CAB (ML-4&5-55/3-FS), October 1934
94. DAM - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY - METHOD OF ATTACHING LIFTING CHAINS TO DRUMS OF HOIST - LAKESIDE TYPE (ML-4&5-55/34-FS), February 1938
95. DAN - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY EQUALIZER, LIFTING CHAIN & DETAILS (ML-4-55/54-FS), June 1938
96. ELECTRIC HOIST CAR - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY ASSEMBLY (ML-4&5-55/62-FS), May 1937
97. DAM - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY - TRAVELING HOIST - AMERICAN TYPE ASSEMBLY (ML-4-55/111-FS), February 1938
98. DAM - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY - TRAVELING HOIST - AMERICAN TYPE ASSEMBLY (ML-4&5-55/112-FS), March 1934
99. DAM - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY - TRAVELING HOIST - AMERICAN TYPE CAB (ML-4&5-55/113-FS), March 1934
100. DAM - TAINTER GATE OPERATING MACHINERY - AMERICAN HOIST CAR ELECTRIFICATION ASSEMBLY (ML-4-55/146), January 1958
101. DAM - LOCOMOTIVE CRANE - TYPE A - GENERAL DRAWING (ML-4&5-57/1-FS), December 1934
102. DAM - EMERGENCY BULKHEAD - ROLLER GATES - PLAN & ELEVATION (ML-4-58/1-FS), June 1933
103. DAM - EMERGENCY BULKHEAD - TAINTER GATES - PLAN & ELEVATION (ML-4-58/3-FS), June 1933
104. FOOTBRIDGE - GENERAL PLAN AND FOOTING DETAILS (ML-4-69/1-FS), February 1936
105. POWERHOUSE - ELEVATIONS & SECTIONS (ML-4-70/1-FS), June 1932
106. POWERHOUSE - PLAN-BASEMENT, FIRST FLOOR AND ROOF (ML-4-70/1-FS), June 1932
107. POWERHOUSE - DOORS, WINDOWS AND TYPICAL WALL SECTIONS (ML-4-70/6-FS), June 1932
108. LOCK - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - CENTRAL CONTROL STATION - GENERAL ARRANGEMENT OF MACHINERY (ML-4-71/1-FS), January 1934
109. STOREHOUSE - LOCATION PLAN (ML-4-72/1-FS), October 1935
110. STOREHOUSE - PLANS, ELEVATIONS & ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS (ML-4-72/2-FS), October 1935
111. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - PLANS (ML-4-74/3-FS), February 1937
112. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - PLANS (ML-4-74/4-FS), February 1937
113. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - ELEVATIONS (ML-4-74/6-FS), February 1937
114. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - ELEVATIONS (ML-4-74/6-FS), February 1937
115. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - WALL SECTIONS (ML-4-74/9-FS), February 1937
116. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - PORCH DETAILS (ML-4-74/10-FS), February 1937
117. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - MISCELLANEOUS DETAILS (ML-4-74/11-FS), February 1937
118. LOCKKEEPERS' DWELLINGS - MILLWORK DETAILS (ML-4-74/12-FS), February 1937


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