Coolidge Dam

Coolidge Dam Arizona


Stock #: 125916
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
State: Arizona (AZ)
Publisher: F. J. Schaaf
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The first and largest multiple-arch dam ever built. It was named for president Calvin Coolidge and was dedicated by him in 1930. The top of the dam is 259 feet above bedrock; its domes are twenty-one feet thick at the base and four feet this at the top. This dam backs up San Carlos Lake which abounds in good fishing. The dam provided electric power and irrigation water for the Valley