DAM-IT! Post Your Dam Pics

Discussion in 'Photos' started by GS Bones, Feb 22, 2007.

  1. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Not the tallest dam, but its pretty damn wide :D

    Gardiner Dam, holding back the Saskatchewan River to create Lake Diefenbaker.

    downstream, at the outlet.

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    Upstream, da lake! Yeah, its a bit flat around here... :uhoh

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  2. PecosBill

    PecosBill Get off my f'n lawn!

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  3. kelsow

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    Beaver dam, that count?

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  4. Old_Lion

    Old_Lion Crotchety Biker

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  5. Old_Lion

    Old_Lion Crotchety Biker

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  6. subvet

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    Grand Coulee from the "full" side

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  7. OnOff

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    Dam was recently renovated.
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  8. scooteraug02

    scooteraug02 Dog Rancher

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    From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fugitive_(1993_film)

    The rest of the movie was filmed in Chicago, Illinois, including some of the dam scene, which were filmed in the remains of the Chicago Freight Tunnels (and also at Deals Gap, North Carolina)[1].

    MOVIES FILMED ON THE DRAGON:
    The first feature film made on US 129 was Thunder Road. This 1958 Robert Mitchum film about backwoods moonshining actually had scenes filmed on the Dragon. One location that we can identify is at the power line easement at about mile 4.5 on the Dragon map and you can see the old wooden "safety" posts on the open corner. A couple of the posts still remain.

    Darrin Roberts told us that part of the 1971 classic movie Two-Lane Blacktop was filmed on the Dragon. There are scenes of the state line sign, some of the curves, and the original single lane bridge at Tapoco Dam. There are also scenes along 129 on the Little Tennessee River. We were amazed to see the original Deal's Gap diner and Esso gas station in the film too. These scenes are at the end of the movie.

    Part of The Fugitive (1993) with Harrison Ford was filmed at Tapoco Dam.

    Part of In Dreams (1998) with Annette Bening was filmed at Tapoco Dam and Calderwood Dam.

    Several commercials have been filmed here
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  9. scoon66

    scoon66 Who is the Coon?

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    I mean Lake Nimrod Dam:lol3
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  10. rapiti

    rapiti IOR Veteran

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    I'd like to see more!:1drink
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  11. joedints

    joedints Chigger Bait

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    it's only been a week since construction was completed and I designed it...
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  12. joedints

    joedints Chigger Bait

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    another shot
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  13. joedints

    joedints Chigger Bait

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    and another
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  14. XTC

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    Waipapa Dam - New Zealand.

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  15. BSing

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    I guess he went back later...Glen Canyon Dam under construction.

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  16. overlandr

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    With that history in mind, shouldn't those bikes really be three Triumphs?!:wink:
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  17. battep

    battep Perty

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    Some fantastic structures. Loved the construction pics..:clap

    Not exactly sure where this was taken , I was 'temporarily misplaced' at the time. It was somewhere in the Massif Central area of France. Small but perfectly formed.

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  18. richarddacat

    richarddacat high on honeysuckle

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    This is a beautiful Dam site but thanks to added security and this years drought, it's kinda hard to get up close to enjoy.

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  19. stiedman

    stiedman n00b

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    Nothing spectacular about this dam in general, but the photo is kind of neat.

    At St. Croix Falls, WI, looking across to MN.

    Steve.

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  20. banjopete

    banjopete broke, student, lurker

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    Just thought this wouldn't be complete without some pics of a 2km span of earth filled dam from up in the Peace region of British Columbia, it was the largest underground powerhouse in the world when it was finished in 1968.

    The WAC Bennett dam in Hudsons Hope (kind of on the way up to Alaska)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._A._C._Bennett_Dam

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    sorry for the absence of bikes in the pics
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