Two Forks Dam Site Tunnel


AddressOn South Platte River one mile east of Town of South Platte.
QuadPlatte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
SectionS30, T7S, R69W
Source1966 Colorado Bureau of Mines Report
Initialdate1998-11-04 00:00:00-07
PersonKER
Latestdate2012-12-10 00:00:00-07
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HistoryOperator E.E. Lewis Inc. and owner US Bureau of Reclamation. It took five men 99 days to complete tunnel in 1965. Called the North Tunnel, was on the north side of the river five feet by seven feet to the north 210 feet. At the 160-foot station a 120-foot crosscut running northwest. These tunnels are high above the river bottom and were driven to check the rock and fault are.
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