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.
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.
Closure ceremonies for the Oahe Dam held today (August 3, 1958). 12,000 people attending. Joe Foss, Governor of South Dakota and Winthrop Rockefeller, philanthropist of Little Rock, Arkansas featured speakers.
Irrigation projects -- South Dakota; Oahe Dam (S.D.); Dam construction -- South Dakota -- 1940-1950; Dam construction -- South Dakota -- 1950-1960; Boe, Nils A. (Nils Andreas), 1913-1992; Berry, Ellis Yarnal, 1902-1999; McGovern, George S. (George...
One full page of articles and photographs about the construction of the Oahe Dam. Article titles include: Oahe Project Milestones; Planning for Oahe Project been underway 20 years; Subdistrict formation was key step; Oahe authorization most...