Kiwa Creek Dam: 0070.0524

Kiwa Creek Dam

0070.0524: Kiwa Creek Dam

Closer look at remains of dam constructed 1919 on the right fork of Kiwa Creek to create a lake 1/2 mi. long. Logging by horse during winter brought logs to the ice on the lake. Dam was opened in spring, water took logs down the Kiwa to the shear boom two miles down the Fraser which directed the logs at an angle into shore. A jackladder took them to the mill. Gate of dam was shut so as to build up water for next release.

Medium:  Photograph - Image
Photographer:  Gordon Carson
Date:  unknown
Collection:  Valemount Historical Society (0070)


dam ties remains

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(0070-0519) Kiwa Creek Dam


Industry arrow Dams arrow Kiwa Damarrow
Industry arrow Lumbering arrow Horse Loggingarrow
Industry arrow Lumbering arrow River Drivesarrow
People arrow Carsonarrow

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