THE AUSTIN DAM DISASTER OF 1900: Images of America
This account follows the epic construction project of the hydroelectric dam across the Colorado River in 1891, and the brief golden era of the pleasure resort at Lake McDonald. Though troubled and controversial from the get-go, the dam embodied all of Austin's dreams--until Friday, April 6, 1900 when it began to rain. Photos.
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 3774651