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Dam 4 Big Creek Project California

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Dam #4 is located at an elevation of 4,810 feet in California's Sierra Mountains. The dam is of concrete gravity arch construction, built in 1913 across Big Creek. The dam is a part of the Big Creek Hydroelectric System of six dams, eight tunnels,…

Interior of Power House 3 Big Creek California

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Electrical generators located inside Power House Number 3, part of California Edison's Big Creek Project in the Sierra mountains. Hailed by the press as "the Electrical Giant of the West" for its then 99,000 kilowatts of rated capacity made it the…