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[Cable Work at Denison Dam]

Description: Reprint photograph taken of construction workers installing steel cables throughout the structure. There is a sign in the foreground that reads "keep walk way clear". Handwritten text on back reads "With structural reinforcing steel visible in the background, workers lay cable around the intake conduits".
Date: 1940~

[Construction of the Denison Dam Intake Structure]

Description: Reprint photograph taken at Denison Dam during the construction of the intake structure. The rail and derrick systems can be seen in the upper half of the photograph. Rows of metal spikes are visible before concrete is poured over them. Handwritten text reads "These are the rail and derrick systems used to pour concrete meant for the intake structure of Denison Dam".
Date: 1940~

[Construction of the Denison Dam Spillway]

Description: Reprint photograph taken of the construction of the Denison Dam. Workers are visible within the center of the photograph. Handwritten text written on back reads "Part of the 18.5 million cubic yards of fill dart used to construct the earthen portion of the Denison Dam. The spillway was built of earth first, then concrete, much of the dam is concrete, with dirt, rock, and gravel covering.".
Date: 1940~

[Denison Dam and Power House]

Description: Postcard image of the Denison Dam and power house in Denison, Texas. Viewed from the lake side with fields in the background. Text on back of the postcard reads "Denison Dam forming Lake Texoma, is one of the largest man-made dams in the world. Water flows through this waterway at the rate of 50,000 cubic ft. per second."
Date: unknown
Creator: Tutwiler Studio

[Denison Dam and the Red River]

Description: Postcard image of Denison Dam in the bottom right corner with the Red River coming in from the North. Text on the back reads "17,250 feet long and 160 feet high, with a 40 foot top, this dam extends from Texas the Red River into Oklahoma. The normal reservoir extends up the river to Gainesville, having a shoreline of approximately 1000 miles, and an area of about 103,000 acres.".
Date: unknown
Location: None

[Denison Dam Between Texas and Oklahoma]

Description: Postcard of the Denison Dam spanning the Red River between Texas & Oklahoma. The intake structure as well the power house are shown within the design. Text on the back reads "At a cost of more than 50,000,000, the huge hydro-electric dam 4 miles north of Denison, Texas across Red River, will look like this from he south when completed. Length of main dam, 21,100 fee, maximum height 165 feet. Reservoir will inundate 146,000 acres in Texas and Oklahoma. Shoreline, approximately 1250 miles.".
Date: 1942~

[Denison Dam Proposal]

Description: Postcard image of proposal of Denison Dam as what it would look like when completed. Text on front reads "Red River Dam as it will appear when completed". The text on the back reads "Now under construction at a cost of more than $50,000,000, the huge earthen dam between Denison, Texas, and Durant, Oklahoma, will look like this from south when completed. Length of main dam 14,000 feet; dike extension 7,800 feet; maximum height 165 feet. Reservoir will inundate 127,600 acres in Texas and Oklahoma.".
Date: 1942~
Location: None

[Denison Dam Stone Marker]

Description: Postcard of Denison Dame stone marker in the shape of the state of Texas built up on bricks. Embedded across the marker is the word Texas. Typography across the top portion of the post card reads "Best town in Texas by a damsite". In the bottom white border of the postcard the location Denison, Texas is visible.
Date: 1942~/1949~

[George Moulton, Planner of the Denison Dam]

Description: Reprint photograph taken of George Moulton pointing to the marker of where he thought the Denison Dam should be built. Handwritten text on back reads " George Moulton, planner of the Denison Dam, is shown in this c.1935 pointing to a marker indicating where he wants the dam to be built. Moulton, an itenerant [sic] engineer, saw the Hoover Dam, came to Denison and studied topgraphical maps and decided the area could use such a dam to control floods and produce electricity".
Date: 1935~
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