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High Mountain Dams in Upalco Unit, White Miller Lake Dam, Ashley National Forest, 6.9 miles North of Swift Creek Campground, Mountain Home, Duchesne County, UT

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High Mountain Dams in Upalco Unit, White Miller Lake Dam, Ashley National Forest, 6.9 miles North of Swift Creek Campground, Mountain Home, Duchesne County, UT

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Summary

Significance: White Miller Lake is one of several natural high mountain lakes dammed by the Farmers Irrigation Company in the 1920s and 1930s to store water for irrigation. The dam is a representative example of small scale, unsophisticated construction in the Upalco Unit of the Central Utah Project.
Survey number: HAER UT-42-O
Building/structure dates: ca. 1926 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1959

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1926
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Farmers Irrigation Company
National Forest Service
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Mountain Home40.39912, -110.38849
Google Map of 40.3991181, -110.3884919
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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

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