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.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.) Oahe Unit; Starbird, Alfred D. (Alfred Dodd), 1912-1983
A large chunk of earth has been observed slipping along a natural fault line at the construction area of the Oahe Dam. An area engineer states that it may be the first time such an event has been watched and scientifically recorded.
Dam construction -- South Dakota -- 1950-1960; Oahe Dam (S.D.); Siebert, John W., Jr.; Woodbury, Col. Harry G.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Full page of photos of the service gate hoist, power intake towers, outlet works intake towers, outlet works control structure, aerial view of progress on the Oahe Dam, powerhouse and surge tanks, and stilling basin. Oahe project data and article...
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams -- South Dakota; Fort Randall Dam (S.D.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Smithsonian Institution; Guy James Company, Oklahoma City (Okla.); Collins & Campbell, Fargo (N.D.)
In the construction of the Oahe Dam, a hill encompassing six million cubic yards of dirt is being moved from the west side of the river to the river bottom. This dirt will be used as part of the base for the 242 foot high barrier that will span...
Irrigation projects -- South Dakota; Irrigation -- Research -- South Dakota; Expenditures, Public -- South Dakota; United States. Army Corps of Engineers; Reifel, Ben, 1906-1990
The $4.1 billion public works appropriations bill sent to the House contains over $9 million for water development projects in South Dakota, including $450,000 for advance planning of the Oahe irrigation unit.
Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.) Oahe Unit; Irrigation--South Dakota; Dams -- South Dakota; Flood control--Law and legislation--United States; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; James River (N.D. and S.D.); Oahe Conservancy Sub-District...
The Congressional Report submitted by Senator George McGovern concerning the Senate Bill 6 authorizing the construction of the initial state of the Oahe unit of the Missouri River Basin project.