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Buffalo Bill Dam, Cody, Park County, WY



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HB1301115
View To Top Of Dam From Canyon Floor

HB1301116
View Down Stream Toward Generating Station, Water Flowing From Penstock At Left

HB1301117
58 Inch Outlet Abandoned At Base Of Dam

HB1301118
Dam From West Side Of Canyon

HB1301119
Dam And Valley From Generating Station

HB1301120
View Of Dam From Canyon Floor

HB1301121
View Of Dam From Canyon Floor, Discharge Spillway Tunnel At Middle Right

HB1301122
Headgate To East Mountain Tunnel

HB1301123
Electric Drive For Operating Two 48 Inch Valves At Base Of Dam

HB1301124
42 In Valves For Flushing 42 Inch Penstock Below Power House

HB1301125
42 Inch Valve For Flushing 42 In Penstock

HB1301126
58 Inch Valve Control, Bottom Level


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Location
Cody vicinity, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-2
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: Buffalo Bill Dam was the world's tallest dam upon its completion in 1910, it was the first dam to be built using the trail-load analysis technique. Today it is the keystone for the Shoshone project which has opened up a large area of northwestern Wyoming's flat lands for farming.

Subjects
Dams


Related Names
Wisner, George Y.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View to top of dam from Canyon floor
2. View down stream toward Generating Station, water flowing from penstock at left
3. 58 inch outlet abandoned at base of dam
4. Dam from west side of Canyon
5. Dam and valley from generating station
6. View of dam from Canyon floor
7. View of dam from Canyon floor, discharge spillway tunnel at middle right
8. Headgate to east mountain tunnel
9. Electric drive for operating two 48 inch valves at base of dam
10. 42 in valves for flushing 42 inch penstock below power house
11. 42 inch valve for flushing 42 in penstock
12. 58 inch valve control, bottom level


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