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Garrison Dam construction, Garrison, N.D.
Garrison Dam construction, Garrison, N.D.
TitleGarrison Dam construction, Garrison, N.D.
Date of Original1950?
DescriptionView of the construction site from an elevated position. The tubes for the hydroelectric powerplant are installed. Sheds and temporary buildings stand in front of the tubes. A large parking lot is to the left. Construction machinery is in the foreground. A few workers are scattered through the photograph.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Construction
Construction equipment
Progress photographs
Construction workers
Automobiles
Hoisting machinery
Sheds
Dam construction
LocationGarrison Dam (N.D.)
Missouri River
Decade1950-1959
Item NumberB0810
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryGarrison Dam was constructed from 1947-1953. At over two miles in length, it is the fifth largest earthen dam in the world.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0810)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0810
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