PICRYL
PICRYLThe World's Largest Public Domain Source
Rock Creek Dam, East end of Rock Creek Road, Auburn, Placer County, CA

Rock Creek Dam, East end of Rock Creek Road, Auburn, Placer County, CA

 
 
description

Summary

Significance: The Rock Creek Dam is the only known example of a double-hinged multiple arch dam in California and the only unaltered, unfixed hinge dam in the western United States.
Survey number: HAER CA-238
Building/structure dates: 1916 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1966 Subsequent Work

person

Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Monroe, R A
Eastwood, John
PAR Environmental Services, Incorporated, contractor
De Vries, David G, photographer
Baker, Cindy L, historian
place

Location

Auburn (Calif.)38.94693, -121.09078
Google Map of 38.946934, -121.0907754
create

Source

Library of Congress
copyright

Copyright info

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