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Twin Lakes Reservoir No. 1, Valve Control House, Head of Big Goose Creek, Sheridan, Sheridan County, WY



B&W Photos

HB1305560
View Of Valve Control House, Looking Southeast

HB1305561
View Of Valve Control House, Looking Northeast

HB1305562
Interior View Of Valve Control House


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Item Title


Location
Head of Big Goose Creek, Sheridan vicinity, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-52-B
Building/structure dates: 1937 initial construction
Significance: The valve control house contributes to the significance of Twin Lakes Reservoir No. 1. // The valve control house is a rectangular concrete building (11' E-Wx 9.5' N-S) with a concrete hipped roof. It is located on the north side of the reservoir adjacent to the dam. There is a small three-light window covered with reinforced steel rods in the east, south, and west elevations. There is a single wood door covered with sheet metal located in the north elevation. The building rests on a concrete base. The date "1937" is inscribed in the east wall of the structure. The building houses the pump, oil tank, and pipes for the operation of the hydraulic cylinders for opening and closing the water intake.

Subjects
Accessory Industrial Buildings
Control Rooms
Concrete Buildings


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF VALVE CONTROL HOUSE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. VIEW OF VALVE CONTROL HOUSE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
3. INTERIOR VIEW OF VALVE CONTROL HOUSE


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