Photos are from 1974 from the collection of Tom Wewe. Presumably the Corps of Engineers has more photos and history. Presumably, but don't count on it. THIS LINK leads you to even more construction photos.

Building the dam.

Work on Fairfield Marina. Bridge is still visible in water at the pipe gate.

The valley, before the flood.

Work on the Causeway bridge.

The lake beginning to fill, 1974.

Work around the control tower, 1974

Base of the dam.

In the distance, old SR 101.

Old S.R. 101 and the south entrance to town.

The dam, today.