La Grande Dam (ca. 1915)

La Grande Dam and farm ca. 1915
La Grande Dam and farm ca. 1915

This shot of the La Grande dam, built in 1910, was taken from unique angle to include some farming of the day.

i’m only guessing as to the 1915 date. If anyone has a better one, please let me know.

Photo courtesy of the Burwash family.

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6 thoughts on “La Grande Dam (ca. 1915)”

  1. The above Picture is of the “Forebay” as it is called and is located in the town of Lagrande. The Forebay for the most part still intact and is located behind the present day office.

      1. I’m always interested in photos! Do you have info to go with them? Right now, I can scan them, post them and share them with folks. Let me know what you’d like to do. πŸ™‚

    1. Considering the piles we created just building a house β€”Β I hate to imagine what they came up with excavating for a dam. πŸ™‚

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