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    • D.W. Kingsley

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    • Dr. Donaldson W. Kingsley of Hastings, son of George P. Kingsley (for whom Kingsley Dam was named) served as the District's first president of the board of directors. Dr. Kingsley's involvement with the District began in 1933 when he worked...
    • Dead End

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    • The Dead End Kids were a group of young actors from New York who appeared in Sidney Kingsley's Broadway play Dead End in 1935. In 1937 producer Samuel Goldwyn brought all of them to Hollywood and turned the play into a film. They proved to be so...
    • Wind Coming

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    • Watercolor painting by Kingsley ""King"" D. Kuka (1947-2004) Title: Wind Coming Size: 18 in h. X 28 in. w. Signature: Kuka, lower right (certificate verso) Subject: Ducks flying over water and cattails
    • Dredge at Kingsley Dam

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    • The downstream dredge that was used to pump sand and gravel to form the east side of Kingsley Dam. The action of the electric-powered dredge formed Lake Ogallala on the downstream side of the dam.
    • photo - Kingsley Dam site

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    • Looking north across site of Kingsley Dam with North Platte River in background. Construction crews at this point were stripping top soil for the core trench where steel sheet piling would be driven to prevent water from seeking under the dam.
    • photo - Kingsley Dam construction

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    • Photo shows the completed control structures -- the Outlet Tower on the left and the 'Morning Glory' spillway on the right -- and the partially finished Kingsley Dam in foreground. The channel of the North Platte River can be seen leading to the...
    • Kingsley Dam time capsule

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    • Mary Mecke and Jean Carter, 12-year-old daughters of resident engineer E.J. Mecke and assistant resident engineer George Carter cut a ribbon controlling a derrick which lowered the time capsule into the middle of Kingsley Dam during the dedication...
    • Daemonelix excavation

    • Daemonelix; Fossils; Paleontology--Fieldwork; Paleontology; Paleontological excavations
    • "Morrill and Everett at work on Dr. Kingsley's Daemonelix." Two men are shown from behind working with pickaxes to excavate Daemonelix fossils. Near the center of the image, one man works on a vertical portion of the fossil. The other man is on...
    • dredge

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    • The upstream dredge, or the dredge that pumped sand and gravel from Lake McConaughy side of dam to form the west face of Kingsley Dam. Image was actually taken from postcard that was available in the area.
    • Steam hammer for piling

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    • The steam hammer driving test steel sheet piling for cut-off wall at center of Kingsley Dam. This piling was driven 121 ft. deep, including 5 ft. of penetration into the Brule clay formation beneath the river bed.
    • Road on top of dam

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    • Kingsley Dam nearing completion. Dredges were used to pump the fill to form the sides of the dam, and earthmovers brought in dirt to complete to upper portion of the dam.
    • Passing North Platte River flows

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    • Photo shows water passing through the penstock beneath Kingsley Dam during construction of the dam. North Platte River flows had to be passed through the construction site while the dam was under construction.
    • pipeline for hydraulic fill

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    • The trestles and pipeline that carried sand, gravel and water from the North Platte River bed to form the sides of Kingsley Dam. The pipeline was connected to a dredge which pumped the material from the riverbed.
    • Dam site shortly after construction

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    • In an example of war-time security, soldiers can be seen in this picture guarding Kingsley Dam. While the threat of sabotage was not great, soldiers were nevertheless posted to guard the dam round the clock during WWII.
    • G. Johnson & R. Canaday

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    • Two of the most prominent promoters of the Tri-County Project, Ralph O. Canaday and George E. Johnson, survey activities during construction at Kingsley Dam. Canaday served as legal counsel and secretary of the District, while Johnson was chief...
    • 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...

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