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Modification of Buffalo Bill Dam, Wyoming

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Modification of Buffalo Bill Dam, Wyoming

report (to accompany S. 1409).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Reclamation of land -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Irrigation -- United States.,
  • Dams -- Wyoming.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 97th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- no. 97-420.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17801226M

    We recommend booking Buffalo Bill Center of the West tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Buffalo Bill Center of the West tours on Tripadvisor5/5(K). Much of that water was caught and held behind Buffalo Bill Dam. At one point, the reservoir rose 10 feet in a few days. The pattern has been repeated throughout the region.

    Commemorative Coin Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Acrylic Case. The Best of Proctor's West by Peter H. Hassrick. Art of the American Frontier from The Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Rounding Up by N.C. Wyeth. Guide to Yellowstone and the Draper Museum by Charles R. Preston Ph.D. Plains Indians Museum Curator's Notes. Construction of the Shoshone Dam started in and when it was completed in , it was the tallest dam in the world. Almost three decades after its construction, the name of the dam and reservoir was changed to Buffalo Bill Dam by an act of Congress to honor Cody. He was known for promoting Western culture and the rights of Native Americans.

    Buffalo Bill Dam and tunnel, Wyoming, Photo by Walter Reed. At the time it was built (), it was the tallest dam in the world at : K. Buffalo Bill Reservior, Cody Wyoming. Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir • Mountains dominate the scenery at Buffalo Bill State Park. Shoshone Canyon, the location of the dam, is framed by Rattlesnake Mountain to the north and Cedar Mountain (also known as Spirit Mountain) to the south. Further west, along the north shoreline, lies Logan Mountain.


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Modification of Buffalo Bill Dam, Wyoming by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Buffalo Bill State Park was named for Colonel William F. Buffalo Bill Cody, famous as a wild west showman, promoter and developer.

The reservoir today offers great camping opportunities at North Fork (river) and North Shore (reservoir) Campgrounds, as well as.

Buffalo Bill Dam powerplant under construction in on the Shoshone Project in Wyoming Summary Illustration shows construction of the Buffalo Bill Dam power plant. Created / Published Denver, Colo.: Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Dept of the Interior,   The Buffalo Bill dam is right outside Cody, and I stopped at it on the way to Yellowstone National Park.

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the dam. Buffalo Bill Dam was Reclamation's first high concrete arch dam. When completed in it was the highest dam in the world at feet. Because of its historical significance, Buffalo Bill Dam was added to the National Register of Historic Places in It is also a National Civil Engineering Landmark.

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Construction of Buffalo Bill Dam, six miles west of Cody, Wyoming, was the key that opened ab acres in northwestern Wyoming to irrigated farming. So dry and forbidding was this part of the state that it was one of the last regions in the United States to be settled. [Begin it where warm waters halt] - Start at a Dam.

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Renovation of the Shoshone Powerplant, Wyoming. Shoshone Powerplant and Buffalo Bill Dam are located on the Shoshone River approximately 5 miles (8.

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The Lodges at Curt Gowdy and Buffalo Bill State Park, the Amphitheater at Curt Gowdy State Park and the. Buffalo Bill Reservoir is a historic, 8,acre lake, six miles from the town of Cody, in Park County, Wyoming.

Constructed between the years of and on the Shoshone River, the Shoshone Dam was one of the first high concrete dams built in the United States. Buffalo Bill Dam and Visitor Center as seen from the Reservoir side, visitors' information center at end of dam.

The original construction of the reservoir and improvements to the dam have over the years required reconstruction and relocation of the original Cody Road as .The Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway is located between Cody Wyoming and the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park near Sylvan Pass.

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