Postcard image of Lake Texoma with one small speed boat with a passenger moving across the water. A smaller portion of land covered with trees can be seen in the middle of the water. In the background there is more trees along the landscape.
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.".
Artistic rendering of completed Denison Dam. This rendering is from an aerial view with the intake structure and powerhouse visible towards the center. Lake Texoma, with small boats, is visible in a large portion of the rendering.
Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth city council weighing a proposal to use water from Lake Texoma. Also, the council issued a proclamation honoring the Lighthouse for the Blind.
August 15, 1956
WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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…
Photograph of the aerial view of the Denison Dam facing south to north. The powerhouse is visible in the center of the photo as well with the construction of a second generating unit. Handwritten text on back reads "View of Denison Dam looking south to north. Visible are the intake works (left) and powerhouse (center) with the addition of a second generating unit (the large cylindrical tubes behind the powerhouse)".
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.".
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