Monday, July 14, 2014

Winnie Dam - Winnibigoshish Lake Dam (NRHP)

Winnie Dam is the third dam on the Mississippi River, the second Corps of Engineers Dam.

Reinforced-concrete dam built in 1900 by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of reservoir system to stabilize Mississippi River flow.¹
Winnie Dam spillway (south elevation).
The Mississippi River is flowing toward the camera.

Winnie Dam with Lake Winnibigoshish on right

The dam was added to the National Register May 11, 1982.


¹  National Register Property Details : National Register of Historic Places : mnhs.org. (n.d.). Retrieved June 21, 2014, from http://nrhp.mnhs.org/NRDetails.cfm?NPSNum=82B04629