Coolidge Dam

Coolidge Dam Arizona


Stock #: 50397
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
State: Arizona (AZ)
Publisher: Lollesgard Specialty Co.
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 buttresses, 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 San Carlos Irrigation Project in Pinal County 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.