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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

[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 Info:
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[South to North View of Denison Dam]

Description: 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)".
Date: 1943~
Location Info:
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 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~
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~
Location Info:
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~
Location Info:
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~
Location Info:
Partner: The Sherman Museum

[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 Info:
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
Location Info:
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 Info:
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