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    • tetrahedrons on dam

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    • Central began a program of placing 800-lbs. tetrahedrons to protect the dam's face in the 1960s. The concrete 'jacks' were usually cabled together in pairs and were intended to supplement the rock from quarries in Wyoming that comprise the...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond near Alma in 1934 by CCC labor. Fowler." A large group of men are digging with shovels near the pond's perimeter and along the dam. A team of horses is drawing construction equipment down the left side of...
    • Finishing an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Finishing an earth dam in Harlan county with CCC labor and camp work supervisory personel: 1934, Harlan County." In a rural landscape a group of men stand scattered along the top of an earth dam and pose for a photograph. Two teams of horses...
    • booster dredge

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    • Dredge used in core pool at dam's centerline to help create the core of the dam. Another postcard image.
    • Kingsley Dam outlets

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    • Water flowing through temporary conduit at base of Morning Glory spillway. Caterpiller diesel tractor and LeTourneau scraper at center of photo. Scaffolding for discharge pipelines from dredges and floating pipe for discharge into the dam's core...
    • riprap crew

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    • Crew laying prefabricated, interlocking concrete slabs as the original riprap on the face of the dam. The protection didn't work and was later broken up and removed with the help of German prisoners-of-war from nearby prison camps. Replaced with...
    • 1944 wave damage

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    • A Central engineer surveys the damage to Kingsley Dam's orginal concrete protective covering in 1944. The original covering was composed of interlocking concrete slabs, but they failed when wave action washed out the soil beneath the slabs. ...
    • Georgetown work camp

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    • As the lake filled in the early 1940s, the water approached the site of the construction camp that housed hundreds of workers during the construction phase. Called 'Georgetown' after the many men named George who were associated with the project...

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