Center of Southwest Studies

Collection  D 003:
Vallecito Dam (La Plata County, Colo.)
construction photos

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Panorama of damsite looking downstream (2)


Foster, W. H.

Panorama of dam looking downstream from point on right side of reservoir, about 1200 feet upstream from axis - Photographic point No. 5 - Elevation of fill 7663.5.

Pine R - 412 a&b


Subject terms:
Water diversion--Colorado--Pine River--Pictorial works--1938-1940
Pine River Irrigation Project (U.S.)--History
Vallecito Reservoir (Colo.)--History

Biographical note: Major C. A. Burns (grandfather of Dr. William R. Burns, the owner of the album containing the original photoprint) was a construction engineer with the Army Corps of Engineers in the construction of the Vallecito Dam, 1938-1940.

Credit line: Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, Vallecito Dam construction photos, loaned to the Center by Dr. William R. Burns.

 This digital image is 2007 Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College.         Accession 2005:09015.
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