Neatorama Posts Tagged "dam"
The St. Francis Dam Disaster

The city of Los Angeles grew tremendously between...  ...William Mulholland designed aqueducts and several dams to supply L.A. This included the St. Francis Dam , which held over 12 billion gallons of water. The...  ...t on a windy March 12, 1928, when the St. Francis Dam broke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/13/The-St-Francis-Dam-Disaster/
Riding Down a Dam Wall

Photo: Russell Cheyne Daredevil c...  ...umped on a bike, rode down the wall of the Lawers Dam on Lochan na Lairige in Scotland. Now t...  ...Lairige in Scotland. Now that's a " dam " neat trick! Photographer Russell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Riding-Down-a-Dam-Wall/
Un-Dammed

(YouTube link) On October 26th, explosives op...  ...On October 26th, explosives opened the Condit Dam in Washington State to allow the free flow of the...  ...o drain, shown here in time-lapse. Read about the dam

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/04/un-dammed/
Draining the Mediterranean to Build a Nation...

In the 1920s, architect Hermann Soergel had a wild...  ...hitect Hermann Soergel had a wild idea to build a dam across the Strait of Gibraltar, drain water into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/22/draining-the-mediterranean-to-build-a-nation/
In the Movies: Dams

From Le Grand Portage (Creative Commons)...  ...electric stations in Appleton, Wisconsin in 1882, dam construction surged throughout the United States,...  ...and capability, and now the mammoth Three Gorges Dam (pictured above) in China generates over 20 gigaw...  ...ful electricity. Aside from their practical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/04/in-the-movies-dams/
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