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Old 02-22-2007, 07:41 PM   #1
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DAM-IT! Post Your Dam Pics

There is something about Dams that intrigues me. They may or may not be good for the environment where they are erected, but the engineering that goes into building them and the devastation that takes place when they fail is something to reckon with.

Here is an old dam site in Western Pennsylvania with an interesting history. Interesting find while riding along in the middle of nowhere:



Here is the explanation:



Gotta have the gratuitous bike pic, of course:



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Old 02-22-2007, 07:51 PM   #2
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I've been at that same location..
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Old 02-22-2007, 08:26 PM   #3
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pennsylvania rocks.. where was this????

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Old 02-22-2007, 08:30 PM   #4
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pennsylvania rocks.. where was this????

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Old 02-23-2007, 02:10 PM   #5
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Dude, let's ride there!
Man, I wish I could recall exactly where this was. I do remember being about half way between Coudersport and North of Pittsburgh, in terms of East West location, but damn if I can remember what route it was on! Sorry about that.

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Old 07-30-2007, 10:50 AM   #6
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Old 09-15-2007, 03:25 AM   #7
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The Robert Moses Hydroelectric Plant at Niagara Falls NY.
It's pertty impressive and a free self guided tour to boot

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_...o-Electric_Dam



And the Canadians have the same gig going on the other side.

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Old 10-14-2007, 09:40 AM   #8
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Loch Raven reservoir/dam

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Dam was recently renovated.
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Old 08-28-2010, 07:15 AM   #10
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Here's one being built in Vietnam, in the Muong Hoa valley. We rode in on the construction road... which had some pretty massive drop-offs and a few caved in sections.







We went in through the construction zone... and the Red Dzao woman who was taking us up to her Mum's place had to stand watch and call us through between the falling rocks... up to about 18" round coming down from the dozers up above us. Rather interesting...

This is one of the streams they are damming

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Old 09-11-2010, 04:43 PM   #11
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does this qualify? or should I place it in the road sign thread


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Old 10-08-2010, 04:22 PM   #12
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Old 02-22-2007, 08:32 PM   #13
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Old 02-22-2007, 08:33 PM   #14
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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...highlight=dams
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Old 02-23-2007, 02:12 PM   #15
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[quote=dwayne]http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...highlight=dams[/quote
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Dwayne, thanks for finding that. I searched, but never found a Dam specific thread....thought clearly there was one. Oops.



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