Cascades Dam

In ruins
ESE of Romeo Michigan

Remains of a breached dam

Map 

Description 

Dam used to create a recreational area at a defunct summer home development. Had unique towers at each end of the dam with a walkway under the water which flowed over the dam wall. Northeast end of dam was breached between 1940 and the mid 1960s.

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Built 1928 (879)
Built during 1920s (7,705)
Dam (116)
In ruins (225)
Macomb County, Michigan (16)
Michigan (1,871)
breached (1)
dam (2)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2013: Added by Don Morrison

Sources 

  • Don Morrison
  • Cascades Dam pdf - A Historical Adaptation of The Cascades A Distinctive Community for Residence and Recreation