Two Forks Dam Site Tunnel

Address: On South Platte River one mile east of Town of South Platte.

Operator E.E. Lewis Inc. and owner US Bureau of Reclamation. It took five men 99 days to complete tunnel in 1965. Called the North Tunnel, was on the north side of the river five feet by seven feet to the north 210 feet. At the 160-foot station a 120-foot crosscut running northwest. These tunnels are high above the river bottom and were driven to check the rock and fault are.
Quad Map/Date: Platte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
Sec/Town/Range: S30, T7S, R69W
Source: 1966 Colorado Bureau of Mines Report
Last Modified: Mon, December 10 2012

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