Fossils -- South Dakota; Native American culture; Oahe Dam (S.D.); Archaeology -- South Dakota -- History; Sioux Nation -- History.
Archaeologists and historians working with the Smithsonian Institution have completed 3 ½ months of excavating Indian villages just below thh Oahe Dam site. Initial reports indicate that these sites were used from 1300 A.D. to the middle and late...
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.); Air Force One (Presidential aircraft); Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Secret Service (U.S.)
2 articles from the Pierre Capital Journal - Oahe1962-08-07#1 is about the preparations made for President John F. Kennedy to attend the Oahe Dam dedication ceremonies. In Oahe1962-08-07#2, a journalist tours Air Force One.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams-South Dakota; Hammond, Colonel D.G.; Guy F. Atkinson Company, South San Francisco (Calif.); Ostrander Construction Company, Portland (Or.)
The contract for construction of the powerhouse superstructure and surge tank bases of the Oahe Dam was awarded to the Guy F. Atkinson Company, South San Francisco, and the Ostrander Construction Company, Portland.
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; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Soils--South Dakota; Hayes, Thomas J., Colonel; Casagrand, Arthur; Harper, S.O.; Kramer, Hans, Brigadier General; Carlson, Roy;...
To avoid encountering faulty Oacoma shale, the power tunnels will be straightened, shortened and dug to a greater depth. The intake control works will now be at the intake portal and the power house will be moved several hundred feet downstream.
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...
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Irrigation -- South Dakota; Roesler, Sen. A.D.; South Dakota. Natural Resources Commission; South Dakota. Legislature. Legislative Research Council; Houck, Sen. L.R.; Ferguson, Sen. Frank
A measure was introduced into the South Dakota Senate to halt the Oahe-James irrigation unit appropriations until studies of feasibility and desirability are completed.