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A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or retards the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impoundment.
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Image for Graue Mill & Dam - Oak Brook, ILview gallery

EE14.3 km

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Water DamsGraue Mill & Dam - Oak Brook, IL

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The current Graue Mill & Dam at this site was opened by German immigrant Frederick Graue in 1852. The original dam at this site was built of brush in 1837 by Nicholas Torode, and by Sherman King, who came to this area the year before.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/4/2008

last visited: 3/16/2015

Image for Hofman Tower & Dam - Lyons, ILview gallery

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Water DamsHofman Tower & Dam - Lyons, IL

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Built in 1908 by brewer George Hofmann as the identifiable focal point of a picnic area, boat launch and beer garden on the Des Plaines River. On US National Register of Historic Places - see waymark WM3G5W.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: never

Image for Dresden Lock and Dam - Illinois Riverview gallery

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Water DamsDresden Lock and Dam - Illinois River

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The Dresden Lock & Dam impounds the Illinois River and Des Plaines River to maintain safe and stable barge traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: 3/22/2011

Image for Marseilles Lock and Dam - Marseilles, ILview gallery

SWSW78.5 km

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Water DamsMarseilles Lock and Dam - Marseilles, IL

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Marseilles Lock and Dam is an important barrier along the Illinois River where where water is diverted either to a navigation canal for barge traffic or a former hydroelectric canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Starved Rock Lock & Dam - IL Waterway (North Utica, IL)view gallery

SWSW95.1 km

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Water DamsStarved Rock Lock & Dam - IL Waterway (North Utica, IL)

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Lock & Dam at Starved Rock. I was lucky to be there when a barge was being let through. They have a very nice Visitor Center so seeing and learning about the lock & dam is very easy. Also see waymark WM3F0Z.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2008

last visited: 10/22/2014

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