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[Last Bucket of Concrete for Intake Structure]

Description: Reprint photograph taken of workers pouring what is noted as the last bucket of concrete used to cover the structural steel of the intake structure. Handwritten text on back reads "Workers put the final lot of concrete used to cover the 2300 tons of structural steel in the intake structure".
Date: 1942~/1943~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[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~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[Southwest View of Open Flood Gates]

Description: Photograph of the southwest view of the Denison Dam with open flood gates. Onlookers can be seen on the sandy shore line to the right of the photograph. Handwritten text on back reads "View of open flood gates and powerhouse looking SW. Anonymous persons standing in frame". Also visible is another handwritten comment that reads "Hydro-electric power plant on Lake Texoma".
Date: 1943~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[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~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[Steel Intake Conduit Interior]

Description: Reprint photograph taken of the interior of the steel intake conduit. Uncovered steel piping is visible of the top portion of the unfinished structure. Text on back reads "The inside of the intake conduit which were 20 feet in diameter".
Date: 1941~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[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~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[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
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[South End of Denison Dam]

Description: Photograph of the south end of the Denison Dam. The power house is visible to the right of the photograph and the intake structure to the left. Typed text on back reads "South end of Denison Dam showing power house and intake".
Date: 1943~
Location: None
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[Late Stages of Intake Works]

Description: Reproduction of a photograph taken of the late stages of the construction of the intake works. Multiple intake structures can be seen in the center of the photograph. One is finished with roofing while the other still has uncovered steel pipes. Handwritten text on back reads "View of the intake works entering the late stages of completion".
Date: 1941~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[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~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[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~
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[Late Stages of Intake Structure]

Description: Reprint photograph taken at Denison Dam of the late stages of intake structure construction. Cranes, derricks and dirt trucks are seen moving soil to finish the intake structure. The dam power house is visible in the background of the construction. Handwritten text on back reads "The intake structure itself contained 50,000 cubic yards of concrete, with the conduits leading to it having another 150,000 cubic yards".
Date: 1941~
Partner: The Sherman Museum
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