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Coolidge Dam

Coolidge Dam Arizona
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Stock #: 26677
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Coolidge Dam
State: Arizona (AZ)
County: Gila
Publisher: Lollesgard Specialty Co.
Postmark: 1950
PM City: Phoenix
PM State: AZ
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Coolidge Dam, Ariz. Is on U. S. 180 between Globe and Safford. Maximum height above bed rock 260 ft. Crest length 560 ft. over the three domes and two butttresses, and each spillway is 150 ft. wide. The San Carlos Lake formed by the dam has a storage capacity of 1,200,000 acre-feet, sufficient water to cover the 100,000 acres in sam carlos irrigation Project in Pinal country to a depth of 12 ft., four times the water required for one year's need. Dam commenced Jan. 1927, completed Oct. 25, 1928. The reservoir when full will extend up the Gila and San Carlos Rivers for about 20 miles.