Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Site Name Keyword)

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HAER No. AZ-6A, Theodore Roosevelt Dam, Power Plant, Salt River, Phoenix Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christine Pfaff.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-6A examines the origins, construction, use, and significance of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam Power Plant and Transformer House, located in south-central Arizona along the Salt River. The report contains a narrative description, drawings, maps, and historic photographs of the dam's power plant and transformer house. The power generating facilities at Roosevelt Dam, beginning with the 1906 temporary plant, were the first ever built by the Bureau...


Historic American Engineering Record, HAER No. AZ-6, Theodore Roosevelt Dam (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald C. Jackson.

Roosevelt Dam comprises the key structure in one of the first major federally sponsored reclamation projects in the West. Authorized as one of the Reclamation Service's first projects in 1903, it continues to store water for agricultural lands, homeowners, and industrial concerns in the Phoenix region that are served by the Salt River Project. Used to impound floodwaters of the Salt River, the 280-foot-high Roosevelt Dam was distinguished as the tallest and last major stone masonry gravity dams...


Historic American Engineering Record: Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Structural Components of the Roosevelt Power Canal (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James E. Ayers.

During December 1982 and January 1983, representatives of the Environmental Services and Civil Engineering Departments of Salt River Project consulted with Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) regarding the status of archaeological and historical information pertaining to the Roosevelt Power Canal, a historic canal associated with Theodore Roosevelt Dam. As part of a Central Arizona Water Control Study sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers,...


Historic American Engineering Record: Theodore Roosevelt Dam (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald C. Jackson.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-6 examines the origins and construction of Theodore Roosevelt Dam, the first major project to increase the Salt River Valley's water supply beyond that available from the "normal flow" of the Salt River in south-central Arizona. Sponsored by the Arizona Projects Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, this HAER documentation was undertaken because the Roosevelt Dam was dramatically altered in the early 1990s. The alteration served to increase the...


Historic American Engineering Record: Theodore Roosevelt Dam, Power Plant (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christine Pfaff.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-6A examines the origins, construction, use, and significance of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam Power Plant and Transformer House, located in south-central Arizona along the Salt River. The report contains a narrative description, drawings, maps, and historic photographs of the dam's power plant and transformer house. As the key structure in one of the first major federally sponsored Reclamation projects in the West, Theodore Roosevelt Dam...