Newton Reservoir - 18
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
N 41° 51.740 W 111° 59.464
12T E 417745 N 4634966
Quick Description: Located three and one-half miles north of this marker, the first storage reservoir in Utah was begun in 1871, and completed in enlarged form, after going out three times. Length of dam, 127 feet, height 28 feet, made of earth and rocks.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2008 2:32:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM3Y44
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PeanutsParents
Views: 14

Long Description:
Located three and one-half miles north of this marker, the first storage reservoir in Utah was begun in 1871, and completed in enlarged form, after going out three times. Length of dam, 127 feet, height 28 feet, made of earth and rocks. Cost, $10,000. Reservoir length, one and a half miles. Capacity, 1,566 acre feet, original building committee, Bishop William F. Rigby, Franklin W. Young, Stephen Catt, Swen Jacobs, and John Jenkins. First caretakers and watermasters, John Griffin, A.P. Welshman and Jonas N. Beck.
Marker Name: Newton Reservoir

Marker Number: 18

Marker Text: Not listed

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