Hell's Canyon Dam

Concrete gravity dam completed in 1967

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Hell's Canyon Dam

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2010

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Description 

Hell's Canyon Dam is a 330 foot high concrete gravity dam across the Snake River between Wallowa County, OR and Adams County, ID. It was constructed by the Morrison-Knudsen Company and operated by the Idaho Power Company. It has a capacity of 391 megawatts.

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Built 1967 (23)
Built during 1960s (339)
Dam (130)
In operation (1,916)
Oregon (2,262)
Wallowa County, Oregon (26)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody