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Dynamiting the Triplett Dam

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Title

Dynamiting the Triplett Dam

Subject

Flood-Virginia-Woodstock
Woodstock (Va)
Dam-Virginia-Woodstock
Hydroelectric power-Virginia-Woodstock

Description

Photograph by Hugh Morrison showing the dynamiting of the Triplett Dam east of Woodstock on June 19, 1910. The dam was destroyed to alleviate issues caused by extreme flooding. The dam was owned by Dr. J.I. Triplett who has designed it to produce electricity for the town of Woodstock and surrounding areas. It would be rebuilt following the flood and is today known locally as "Burnshires Dam."

Creator

Hugh Morrison

Source

Shenandoah County Historical Society, Hugh Morrison Collection

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

June 19, 1910

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Identifier

28264

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Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8x10

Citation

Hugh Morrison, “Dynamiting the Triplett Dam,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed December 14, 2018, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11692.

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