1/12 American Dam

2/12 American Dam

3/12 American Canal - Near Smelter under-pass

4/12 American Dam

5/12 American Canal - Northwest dragline excavator

6/12 American Dam - Grading Completed

7/12 American Dam - Piers No. 3 to 9

8/12 American Canal - P&H Shovel

9/12 American Dam - Looking down into Pier No. 3

10/12 American Dam - Air compressor

11/12 American Canal

12/12 American Dam - Stripping overburden at rock cut

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American Dam; view from northeast. Photo taken on March 27, 1937 at 11:20am.

Central / Smeltertown, (1930 - 1939), Water

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American Dam; view from southeast. Photo taken on March 27, 1937 at 12:45pm.

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American Canal - Near Smelter under-pass; view west from hillside. Photo taken on March 31, 1937 at 10:20am.

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American Dam. Photo taken on March 27, 1937 at 1:20pm.

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American Canal - Northwest dragline excavator; view north. Photo taken on April 14, 1937 at 10:15am.

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American Dam - Panel No. 1, Unit 1; grading completed. View south from north dyke. Photo taken on April 24, 1937 at 12:30pm.

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American Dam - Piers No. 3 to 9; view southwest from north dyke. Photo taken on April 24, 1937 at 12:30pm.

Central / Smeltertown, (1930 - 1939), Water

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American Canal - P&H Shovel; view north. Photo taken on April 21, 1937 at 1:30pm.

Central / Smeltertown, (1930 - 1939), Water

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American Dam - Looking down into Pier No. 3; note concrete spouting from "elephant trunk." Photo taken on April 24, 1937 at 1:00pm.

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American Dam - Air compressor for steel erecting operations. Photo taken on May 1, 1937 at 1:20pm.

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American Canal - Rock levee along river bank; view north. Photo taken on April 26, 1937 at 1:35pm.

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American Dam - Stripping overburden at rock cut; looking south. Photo taken on February 12, 1937.

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