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Title:Oakdale Dam construction (see notes)
Recorded By:unk
Photo Date:ca: 1924
Condition:slightly faded and pasted on album paper
Dimensions:each one 4 1/4 x 2 1/2
Keywords:crane, machinery, pilings, men
Location:Tippecanoe River, W. Oakdale Drive off St. Rd 39 (421), W. of Delphi, IN
Material Type:sepia tone
Notes: A project of Indiana Hydro-Electic Co., constructed for the purpose of generating electricity. One thousand carloads of concrete will be used in building the dam proper, and 235, 000 yards of earth will be used in making the wall which will extend from the concrete dam, at the west edge of the stream, to the high hill to the west , a distance of about 1200 feet. The construction cost will be approximately two million dollars.
Image Number:

101251