Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project; Dams – South Dakota; Reservoirs -- South Dakota; Pierre (S.D.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Flood control--Law and legislation--United States; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald),...
This special edition of The Pierre State News contains three articles and photographs concerning President Kennedy’s visit to the Oahe Dam.
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.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams – South Dakota; Case, Francis H. (Francis Higbee), 1896-1962; Big Bend Dam (S.D.)
The highlight of 1958 will be the closure of the Oahe Dam. Work will also get started on the intake structures at the power tunnels. The article also discusses the water use issues between power users and navigation interests.