Ryan Dam
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member zenpanda
N 47° 34.150 W 111° 07.188
12T E 490989 N 5268424
Quick Description: Hydroelectric dam
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2007 8:19:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM26ZY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 40

Long Description:
A six-unit hydroelectric dam which has a generating capacity of 60 megawatts is located 8 miles from Great Falls. There is a recreation island open between Memorial day & Labor day for picnic and family activities.
The dam was built in 1915. it is 1366 feet long an d61 feet high. It has a 7 mile reservoir which has a storage capacity of 5000 acre feet.

This area is part of the Great Falls Portage National Historic Landmark which recognizes the areas significant to the Lewis & Clark expedition through Montana.
Waterway where the dam is located: Missouri RIver

Main use of the Water Dam: Hydroelectric Power Production

Material used in the structure: masonry

Height of Dam: 61

Date built: 01/01/1915

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: no

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