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Tionesta Dam - Tionesta, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503
N 41° 28.534 W 079° 26.747
17T E 629769 N 4592717
Quick Description: Dam just outside of Tionesta
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2015 3:01:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMP19Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Tionesta Dam blocks the Tionesta Creek which flows into the Allegheny River. Built by the US Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District from 1938 to 1941 it was built for flood control. The water flows through a small tunnel that is further downstream from the dam. Because the dam of the dam Tionesta Creek is classified as a lake instead. Tionesta Lake stretches six miles to Nebraska Bridge.

The dam is 1050 ft long and 154 ft high.
Waterway where the dam is located: TIonesta Creek/Lake

Main use of the Water Dam: Flood Control

Material used in the structure: embankment

Height of Dam: 154 ft

Date built: 1/1/1941

Fishing Allowed: Not Listed

Motor Sports Allowed: Not Listed

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