Panoramic View Roosevelt Dam

Panoramic View Roosevelt Dam Arizona


Stock #: 16539
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Roosevelt Dam
State: Arizona (AZ)
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Roosevelt Dam is 80 miles from Phoenix on the Apache Trail Highway, one of the best known scenic roads in America. The Roosevelt Dam is 299 feet high from the base to top of spillway gates. It is 700 feet long on the top and 210 feet at the base. It forms a lake with an area of 251/2 square miles and holds 1,637,300 acre feet of water. A large amount of hydro electric power is also developed which is used for irrigating and for furnishing light and power to several cities. The water from the reservoir irrigates 240,000 acres of land in the Salt River Valley
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