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High Mountain Dams in Bonneville Unit, Teapot Lake Dam, Kamas, Summit County, UT

High Mountain Dams in Bonneville Unit, Teapot Lake Dam, Kamas, Summit County, UT

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Teapot Lake is one of several lakes in the upper Provo River drainage impounded by the Provo Reservoir Company using previously granted water rights (1909, in this instance). The dam and secondary dike have the sloped profiles and steel outlet mechanism that characterize them as representative earth-fill water retention structures in the Bonneville Unit of the Central Utah Project.
Survey number: HAER UT-41-K
Building/structure dates: 1935 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Provo Reservoir Company
Union Reservoir Company
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Kamas (Utah)40.64301, -111.28074
Google Map of 40.643007, -111.2807384
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html