Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project; Dams – Missouri River; Rockefeller, Winthrop, 1912-1973; South Dakota. Governor (1955-1959: Foss); South Dakota. Governor (1943-1947: Sharpe); Hammond, Colonel D.G.; United States. Army. Corps of...
15,000 people attended a ceremony celebrating the dam closure. Speakers included Winthrop Rockefeller; Governor Joe Foss, and former Governor M. Q. Sharpe.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams – South Dakota; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Western Contracting Corporation, Sioux City (Ia.); Everist, Hubert H.; Collins, Carl (Rip); Sibert, John W.
A giant earth mover, nicknamed “Eunik”, will be given test runs at the Oahe Dam. Eunik weighs 78 ½ tons and is rated to haul 80 cubic yards of earth.