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Title: Philip E. Ehrenhard

Dates: 1948-1949

Collection Number: 2018-P-006

Quantity:  152 items

Abstract: Photos from a scrapbook showing construction of dams on the Heart River, specifically the Heart Butte Dam and Dickinson Dam.

Provenance: The collection was acquired by the State Historical Society from John Ehrenhard on February 14, 2018.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

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PHOTOGRAPHS INVENTORY

00001 Dickinson Dam sign              
00002 Heart Butte Dam looking west along spillway trench July 7, 1948
00003 Heart Butte Dam concrete placing operation for spillway collars July 7, 1948
00004 Heart Butte Dam aggregate batching plant showing Pioneer Machinery Co. conveyor belt and screens, aggregate storage bins and washing equipment July 17, 1948
00005 – 00007 Heart Butte Dam concrete placing July 17, 1948
00008 Heart Butte Dam placing of the inside barrel July 23, 1948
00009 Heart River flood on August 9, 1948
00010 Heart Butte Dam flood on August 9, 1948
00011 Heart River flood  
00012 Heart Butte Dam construction        
00013 – 00016 Heart Butte Dam looking west from Spillway Sta. 15+70 August 12, 1948
00017 Heart Butte Dam construction        
00018 – 00019 Heart Butte Dam construction from south abutment showing status of cutoff trench excavation September 1, 1948
00020 – 00021 Heart Butte Dam construction cutoff trench cleanup prior to the start of backfilling September 1, 1948.
00022 Heart Butte Dam construction showing contractors irrigation methods used in the northeast borrow area September 1, 1948
00023 Heart Butte Dam construction from south abutment showing the start of cutoff trench backfilling September 2, 1948
00024 Heart Butte Dam construction in cutoff trench showing hauling and spreading equipment being used by the contractor September 2, 1948
00025 – 00026 Heart Butte Dam construction at the beginning of cutoff trench backfilling operations and showing the two Gebhard Type sheeps foot rollers being used by the contractor September 2, 1948
00027 Heart Butte Dam construction        
00028 – 00029 Heart Butte Dam construction looking west from a point opposite Spillway Sta. 15+70 to show work progress September 16, 1948
00030 – 00031 Heart Butte Dam construction showing excavation and loading in the Northeast borrow area September 16, 1948
00032 Heart Butte Dam construction looking south from Axis Station 15 October 13, 1948
00033 Heart Butte Dam construction looking north from Axis Station 3+40 October 13, 1948
00034 Heart Butte Dam construction looking east from Spillway Sta. 3+35 October 13, 1948
00035 Heart Butte Dam construction looking west from point right of Spillway Station 15+70 to show work progress October 13, 1948
00036 Heart Butte Dam construction showing final stages of cutoff trench cleanup near Station 7 October 4, 1948
00037 Heart Butte Dam construction from point 400 feet left of Sta. 13+20 to show work progress. October 13, 1948
00038 Heart Butte Dam construction showing concrete placement in spillway chute November 10, 1948
00039 Heart Butte Dam construction showing placing of steel for stilling basin wall November 10, 1948
00040 Heart Butte Dam construction looking north from Station 3+40 March 2, 1949
00041 Heart Butte Dam construction looking west from a point offset right of spillway Station 15+70 March 2, 1949
00042 Construction equipment at Heart Butte Dam           
00043 Heart Butte Dam construction showing placement of concrete in conduit closure erection April 11, 1949
00044 – 00045 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the placement of concrete in the spillway structure April 14, 1949
00046 Heart Butte Dam construction showing placement of concrete in stilling basin walls April 19, 1949
00047 Heart River after breakup looking north from Heart River bridge
00048 Relocated Highway 49 north of Heart Butte Dam
00049 Glen Ullin Central Control Laboratory
00050 – 00051 Dickinson Dam construction showing the placing of wellpoints May 5, 1949
00052 – 00053 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the placement of plastic tubing for piezometer installation at Station 10 May 13, 1949
00054 Heart Butte Dam construction from parapet wall and looking into the stilling basin May 20, 1949
00055 Heart Butte Dam construction looking upstream from spillway Station 15+50 to show completed stilling basin spreaders and chute block May 20, 1949
00056 Heart Butte Dam construction showing removal of large trees May 20, 1949
00057 Heart Butte Dam construction showing back-filling operations around the base of the spillway structure May 20, 1949
00058 Dickinson Dam construction looking north from Station 7+00 May 23, 1949
00059 Dickinson Dam construction looking south from about Station 15 to show excavation operations in the cutoff trench May 23, 1949
00060 Heart Butte Dam construction looking upstream from Spillway Station 15+50 to show the completed concrete stilling basin May 25, 1949
00061 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the placement of reinforced steel in the gate chamber for the spillway and outlet works May 25, 1949
00062 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the operations of watering and processing material for use in backfilling along the spillway and outlet conduit May 26, 1949
00063 Heart Butte Dam construction showing backfilling operations adjacent to spillway structure May 26, 1949
00064 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the backfilling operations along the spillway conduit May 27, 1949
00065 Heart Butte Dam construction        
00066 Dickinson Dam construction showing use of rock-ripper to remove rock ledge extending across bottom of cutoff trench near Station 10+50 June 6, 1949
00067 Dickinson Dam construction showing the condition of cutoff trench between Station 10 and 13 just prior to final cleanup June 10, 1949
00068 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the placement of a 3/4 inch piezometer pipe by means of a water jet June 11, 1949
00069 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the foundation cleanup operations within Zone 1 June 11, 1949
00070 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the placement of concrete in the gate chamber June 11, 1949
00071 Dickinson Dam construction looking south from about cutoff trench Station 13+50 to show earthwork progress within the cutoff trench June 16, 1949
00072 Dickinson Dam construction showing cleanup operations in the river channel upstream from the cutoff trench June 16, 1949
00073 – 00075 Heart Butte Dam construction showing placement of piezometer tips June 23, 1949
00076 – 00077 Dickinson Dam construction showing first concrete placement in spillway cutoff trench July 1, 1949
00078 Heart Butte Dam construction. Euclid bottom dump truck dumping material in a windrow as a part of the placing operations July 7, 1949
00079 Heart Butte Dam construction showing bulldozer spreading the windrowed material July 7, 1949
00080 Heart Butte Dam construction showing a 4000 gallon tank wagon adding supplemental water on the embankment July 7, 1949
00081 Heart Butte Dam construction. A 27 inch disk being used to process material on the embankment July 7, 1949
00082 Heart Butte Dam construction showing placement of one section of a settlement crossarm installation July 7, 1949
00083 Heart Butte Dam construction showing placement of compacted backfill along south side of the spillway conduit July 12, 1949
00084 Heart Butte Dam construction showing a worker making the connection between the 12 inch concrete pipe toe drain and outfall July 12, 1949
00085 Heart Butte Dam construction from rock point 400 feet left of Station 13+20 July 12, 1949
00086 Dickinson Dam construction showing placement of gravel drain and barrel sump in seep area just upstream from cutoff trench near Station 11+50 July 8, 1949
00087 Heart Butte Dam construction. Installing piezometer tubing in Station 6+75 piezometer well July 22, 1949
00088 Heart Butte Dam construction. General view of the spillway and outlet structure showing the placement of reinforcing steel and forms for the columns and struts July 27, 1949
00089 Dickinson Dam construction. Unloading a gravel car using a Barber-Greene truck loader July 28, 1949
00090 Dickinson Dam construction. A general view of concrete placements and form construction operations in the spillway area July, 29, 1949
00091 Dickinson Dam construction showing form and reinforcement steel for the spillway crest section C-4 July 29, 1949
00092 Heart Butte Dam construction. Close-up view of concrete placing in column for the spillway and outlet works July 30, 1949
00093 Dickinson Dam construction. General view of embankment operations in cutoff trench area north of diversion channel August 2, 1949
00094 Dickinson Dam construction. Embankment construction in the cutoff trench just north of river diversion channel August 2, 1949
00095 Heart Butte Dam construction from point 707 feet right of Station 13+03 August 2, 1949
00096 Heart Butte Dam construction looking west from a point near Spillway Station 23 August 2, 1949
00097 Dickinson Dam construction. Checking reinforcing steel just prior to placement of floor section No. R-4 August 8, 1949
00098 Dickinson Dam construction showing excavation for the cutoff trench at a lower end of the spillway August 16, 1949
00099 – 00100 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the placement of a 12 inch open joint concrete pipe toe drain August 16, 1949
00101 Heart Butte Dam sign at the visitors’ view point located on the south abutment for the dam August 19, 1949
00102 Heart Butte Dam construction from point opposite Spillway Station 15+75 August 19, 1949
00103 Heart Butte Dam construction from rock point 400 feet left of Station 13+20 August 19, 1949
00104-01 – 00104-02 Dickinson Dam construction from Spillway Station 7+99.22 to show construction progress at lower end of spillway August 19, 1949
00105 Dickinson Dam construction looking down the center of the spillway to show construction progress at the upper end of the spillway August 19, 1949
00106 Heart Butte Dam construction showing general condition of riprap placed prior to August 23, 1949
00107 Heart Butte Dam construction. Void in the upstream rock riprap in which the sand-gravel is visible August 23, 1949
00108 Dickinson Dam construction showing the concrete placing in the Section R-9 August 29, 1949
00109 Dickinson Dam construction showing concrete placing and finishing in the Section R-9 August 29, 1949
00110 Heart Butte Dam construction. Scarifier being used to rake oversized rock out of the Zone 1 material September 1, 1949
00111 Heart Butte Dam construction showing condition of embankment surface just prior to and during rolling operation September 1, 1949
00112 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the stripping of the outside form for the hoist shaft September 1, 1949
00113 Dickinson Dam construction. Workers using water and vibratos to consolidate the sand-gravel blanket for the P-5 section of the spillway September 2, 1949
00114 Dickinson Dam construction. Workers excavating spillway cutoff trenches into the Fort Union Formation September 2, 1949
00115 Heart Butte Dam construction. Shovel and Euclid working in the northeast borrow area September 7, 1949
00116 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the relatively heavy gravel strata running across the south side of the northeast borrow area September 7, 1949
00117 Dickinson Dam construction showing progress in the closure section of the cutoff trench between Station 13+50 and Station 16 September 15, 1949
00118 Dickinson Dam construction from a point beyond the upstream toe to show work progress in the diversion channel at Station 14+50 September 15, 1949
00119 Heart Butte Dam construction showing workers placing rock by hand to fill large void spaces on the upstream riprap September 15, 1949
00120 Heart Butte Dam construction from rock point 400 feet left of Station 13+20 September 15, 1949
00121 Heart Butte Dam construction looking north from Station 4+20 September 15, 1949
00122 Heart Butte Dam construction from Spillway Station 23 September 15, 1949
00123 – 00125 Heart Butte Dam construction inside the form for the glory hole spillway structure to show forming reinforcing steel and placement of concrete September 16, 1949
00126 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the operation of watering and mixing material on the embankment September 19, 1949
00127 Heart Butte Dam construction showing an Alice-Chalmers Model HD-5 tractor equipped with front end loader being used to pick up rock on the embankment September 19, 1949
00128 Dickinson Dam construction. E-1 Panel following stripping and application of curing compound September 23, 1949
00129 Heart Butte Dam construction from Spillway Station 23 September 28, 1949
00130 Heart Butte Dam construction from a point 707 feet right of Station 13+03 September 28, 1949
00131 Heart Butte Dam construction from a point upstream from the dam showing progress on the embankment and on the upstream riprap September 28, 1949
00132 Dickinson Dam construction looking north from about Station 12 September 23, 1949
00133 Heart Butte Dam construction. Engineers taking readings at Settlement Crossarm Installation "B" following the setting of a crossarm September 27, 1949
00134 Heart Butte Dam construction from a rock point 400 feet left of Station 13+20 September 27, 1949
00135 Dickinson Dam construction showing the placement of reinforcing steel in the spillway wall No. R-3 September 28, 1949
00136 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the gravel being placed into the loading hopper at the gravel plant October 4, 1949
00137 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the conveyor belt used to move gravel from the loading hopper to the screening plant October 4, 1949
00138 Dickinson Dam construction showing the contractor's screening plant, storage bins, and batch scale October 5, 1949
00139 Dickinson Dam construction showing the front end loader being used to move gravel from stockpiles to the screening plant October 5, 1949
00140 Dickinson Dam construction. Progress at the downstream end of the spillway October 5, 1949
00141 Heart Butte Dam construction showing the placement of concrete in the training piers for the outlet works October 6, 1949
00142 Heart Butte Dam construction. Upstream riprap October 6, 1949
00143 Heart Butte Dam construction. Upstream rock riprap and the tight well bonded surface being obtained by the contractor's placing operations October 6, 1949
00144 Heart Butte Dam construction from Spillway Station 23+00 October 31, 1949
00145 Heart Butte Dam construction upstream from the dam October 31, 1949
00146 Dickinson Dam construction on the downstream portion of the spillway November 1, 1949
00147 Dickinson Dam construction showing workers taking the check density sample from power tamped backfill November 1, 1949
00148 Dickinson Dam construction showing workmen using a sand comb to determine the volume of a test sample November 1, 1949
00149 Heart Butte Dam construction showing workmen applying special finish between conduit Station 7+25 and Elevation 2034 of the inlet structure November 2, 1949
00150 Heart Butte Dam construction portable screen for screening road gravel November 14, 1949
00151 Heart Butte Dam construction road gravel screening operation November 14, 1949

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