Tama Hydraulic Diversion Dam

Last updated: 12/14/2009
River/Stream: Iowa River
 
Location: west of Tama/Toledo on Meskwaki Settlement
 
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Comments: Former diversion dam for the supply canal to Tama Hydraulic Power. Deteriorated to rubble. The ends are intact and serve as large jetties, and the construction is unusual. It consists of bales of steel wire lashed together between wooden posts.
 
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