Coolidge Dam

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Type:
Linen
Stamp:
1c
Postmark/Cancel:
1950
Phoenix, AZ
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
26677

Description:

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.

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