January 15, 2008
The EPA reports in its weekly update that the powerhouse removal is on track for completion this winter. Check out the details here (PDF).
Missoula County’s monthly Milltown update notes the dam’s centennial with articles from the Missoulian of January 1908. The paper reported then that two million feet of timbers, 5000 barrels of cement, thousands of tons of granite and hundreds of tons of steel went into the dam’s contruction, ensuring that “the highest waters ever known in this vicinity will not affect it in the least.” Read more here (PDF).