Magic Dam
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member muddawber
N 43° 10.670 W 114° 19.732
11T E 717095 N 4784027
Quick Description: Completed in 1910 at a cost of $3,000,000, Magic Dam stores water for 89,000 acres of irrigated farms.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2006 9:13:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM1226
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 56

Long Description:
Completed in 1910 at a cost of $3,000,000, Magic Dam stores water for 89,000 acres of irrigated farms near Shoshone and Richfield.

Rising 129 feet high, it is 700 feet wide. An adjacent 1600 foot embankment with concrete spillway helps retain more than 190,000 acre feet of spring floodwater for summer use downstream. A four-mile desert road reaches Magic Dam, which provides fishing and recreational opportunities in a broad valley northwest of here.
Marker Name: Magic Dam

Marker Type: Roadside

County: Lincoln

Web link(s) for additional information:
http://www.idahogenealogy.com/blaine/hot_and_cold_water.htm


Marker Text: Not listed

City: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Group Responsible for Placement: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

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