Report on the slide of a portion of the upstream face of the Fort Peck Dam, Fort Peck, Montana by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

Cover of: Report on the slide of a portion of the upstream face of the Fort Peck Dam, Fort Peck, Montana | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

Published by The Dept., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Landslides -- Montana,
  • Dam failures -- Montana -- Fort Peck Dam,
  • Earth dams -- Montana,
  • Fort Peck Dam (Mont.),
  • Missouri River

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Other titlesSlide of a portion of the upstream face of the Fort Peck Dam
StatementWar Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army
ContributionsUnited States. War Dept. Corps of Engineers
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 31 p., [72] leaves (some fold., some of plates) :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17126919M
LC Control Number39029256

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The Fort Peck Dam is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River, located in northeast Montana in the United States, near Glasgow, and adjacent to the community of Fort 21, feet (6, m) in length and over feet (76 m) in height, it is the largest hydraulically filled dam in the United States, and creates Fort Peck Lake, the fifth largest artificial lake in the U.S Country: United States.

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Fort Peck had a post office from to A new town of Fort Peck, located about 2 miles north of the original, was built in to house Army Corps of Engineers employees involved in the construction of the Fort Peck Dam. Designed to be temporary, the government-owned town nevertheless included many features of a permanent town County: Valley.

Fort Peck Dam, dam on the Missouri River, northeastern Montana, dam is situated some 32 km (20 miles) southeast of Glasgow. A Public Works Administration project begun in and completed init provides flood control, improved navigation, and hydroelectric ing 76 metres ( feet) high and 6, metres (21, feet) long, it is one of the world’s largest earthfill.

fort peck slide kills one; 7 missing. it is believed all are dead in disaster at dam. millions of yards o dirt are pushed into lake upstream; 10 get trearment. hunt for men is under way.

main structue was not damaged, army engineers declare; cause undetermined. fort peck, sept. Fort Peck Reservoir holds the world record for saugeye at pounds, the co-world record for sauger at pounds, the old state record for walleye at pounds and current smallmouth bass record at pounds.

Fort Peck is a great fishing adventure, best enjoyed with a good fishing guide. The Fort Peck Dam is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River, located in northeast Montana in the United States, near Glasgow, and adjacent to the community of Fort 21, feet (6, m) in length and over feet (76 m) in height, it is the largest hydraulically filled dam in the United States, and creates Fort Peck Lake, the fifth largest man-made lake in the U.S.

The Fort Peck Dam is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River, located in northeast Montana in the United States, near Glasgow, and adjacent to the community of Fort Peck. At 21, feet (6, m) in length and over feet (75 m). The Fort Peck Interpretive Center serves as a repository for items related to the dam and surrounding area.

The archives contain photos, work items, personnel lists and written memories of people who lived and worked here at that time. Donations to the archives are welcome. Please contact the Center for more information at ()   In the dam area at Fort Peck, walleye, northern and lake trout fishing is good.

Anglers are also taking some smallmouth and a few chinook salmon have been mixed in with the lake : John Letasky. Fort Peck Facts. Fort Peck Dam was named for old Fort Peck, which was a trading post on the Missouri River built in by the firm of Durfee and Peck.

The firm also operated other trading posts along the river at that time. The site of the old fort is about a mile west of the current dam and is under the waters of Fort Peck Reservoir. Fort Peck Hatchery is located just downstream of Fort Peck Dam on the Missouri River in northeastern Montana (Figure 1).

Montana FWP began operating Fort Peck Hatchery to supplement the sport fishing opportunities in Fort Peck Reservoir. Beginning insport fishing began to decline in Fort Peck Reservoir and sportsman and fishing groupsFile Size: 3MB. Fort Peck is not your average dam.

O feet long and feet high, it is capable of disgorgingcubic feet of water per second, withstanding the water pressure from a mile. If visiting the Fort Peck dam and reservoir you should certainly stop by the interpretive center which is located near the base of the dam.

They have some informative dinosaur exhibits in addition to ones about the construction of the dam/5(42). Fort Peck Dam. Margaret Bourke-White; ; on the construction of Montana’s Fort Peck Dam. There, on the cover with the castle-like structure and a photo essay inside, Bourke-White used pictures to give a human feel to an article on the world’s largest earth-filled dam.

She did this by focusing not only on the technical challenges of. Dam facts. Fort Peck Dam is four miles long and contains million cubic yards of fill, 97 percent of which is hydraulic fill. The remainder consists of rolled earth sheared from the abutment. This small town offers big recreation and entertainment opportunities.

A scenic overlook just east of the dam on Montana High offers views of Fort Peck Lake and interpretation of Lewis and Clark's journey through northeast Montana. Fort Peck Lake is a Montana treasure for.

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Read the report by Woody’s Lures below. Peck Blast. We got back last Saturday from an awesome week of fishing the Northeastern area of FT.

Peck. Construction on the Fort Peck Dam began in and finished inemploy to 50, workers from across the state and country. The four-mile dam is an engineering marvel, with Author: Kristen Inbody.

USGS Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam MT. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. Station gage-height records furnished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and reviewed and approved by the USGS Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center. Leaving USGS: U.S. Coast Guard boating safety tips. This station managed by the Billings Field Unit.

Start studying equiz Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. According to the World Almanac, Fort Peck Dam, MT is the largest embankment dam in the United States with the fifth-largest man-made reservoir.

The vast size of Fort Peck Lake and its remoteness from major population centers provides a variety of high quality outdoor experiences including camping, boating, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, and Location: Fort Peck,MT.

Fort Peck Dam Fort Peck Dam is miles long, and is the largest hydraulically filled dam in the United States. Built in to by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Peck Dam is the largest hydraulically filled dam in the United States, and is the highest of. Fort Peck Lake is a Montana treasure for its size and outdoor opportunities.

Six recreation areas within a few miles of the dam provide access for water sports, fishing and hunting. The Beaver Creek Nature Trail starts at the campground downstream from the dam and leads through wildlife habitat.

The Fort Peck Lake boasts some of the best Walleye, Northern and Chinook fishing in the country. Within minutes one can be at the water edge or on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.

It's not necessary to leave town to watch wildlife because several deer are frequently laying on the lawn at the peaceful Fort Peck Hotel. Water-Data Report FORT PECK LAKE AT FORT PECK, MT Fort Peck Lake Basin Fort Peck Reservoir Subbasin LOCATIONLat 48°00′26″, long °23′49″ referenced to North American Datum ofin sec, T N., R E., McCone County, MT, Hydrologic.

Fort Peck had a post office from to A new town of Fort Peck, located about 2 miles north of the original, was built in to house Army Corps of Engineers employees involved in the construction of the Fort Peck y: United States.

The powerhouses at Fort Peck Dam bring an industrial dominance to the prairie landscape in Valley County, Montana, in a photograph by Scott Sterling. The dam is the subject of a documentary airing.

The Grand Teton Dam was in Idaho. It was an anomaly, and far different than Fort Peck. Due to the sheer volume of fill material in the Fort Peck Dam, it would take much longer to completely fail.

I’m not saying it never will, but the probability is pretty low, and it would likely be a slow failure. Reply. The Water is Up and Peck is Back When water filled Fort Peck last year and flooded its shorelines, a storehouse of nutrients washed into the reservoir.

That triggered an ecological chain reaction, creating some of the best fishing in years for walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass, and other species. Well, at least this summer was great. Spent a mont or so fishing Hell Creek on Fort Peck, doing some walleye boot camps and a few Guide trips for Montana River Outfitters.

Had a couple of awesome days smallmouth fishing with the crew from North 40 Outfitters with. Willard "Craig" Saxton (b. ), a resident of the Fort Peck, Montana area during the construction of the Fort Peck Dam, discusses his work on the dam, hazards, tunnel construction, his interest in the paleontology of the area, recreation, the secrets of dance hall girls, the nature of.

Fort Peck Dam is one of the huge earth-filled dams along the Missouri River. Built in the late s and finished inthe project required o workers. Fort Peck Lake, which extends for miles behind the dam, is the fifth largest man-made lake in the US. The lake has miles of shoreline, and is as deep as feet.

Average climate in Fort Peck, Montana. Based on data reported by over 4, weather stations. Earthquake activity: Fort Peck-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average.

It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average. On 8/18/ ata magnitude ( UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred miles away from the city center, causing Location: Valley County.

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Fort Peck Dam in Montana, United States. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing or paragliding.

The Forecast is based on the GFS model. Forecasts are available worldwide. Photographs of Fort Peck Lake & Dam. Fort Peck Lake is located 20 miles south of Glasgow, Montana. The lake was created by the construction of Fort Peck Dam, which was completed in Fort Peck Lake itself is more than miles long and is the largest lake in Montana.

It is the closest civilization to where we will be hunting at Crooked Creek Campground at Fort Peck Reservoir, Montana. These are the last paved roads, from here it is 50 miles of gravel roads to the camp.

Here is a very generic map showing the location of Fort Peck Reservoir in Montana. The reservoir is the fifth largest man-made lake in the U.More than 50 different kinds of fish swim in Fort Peck Reservoir; Fort Peck is Montana’s largest body of water; Fort Peck’s 1, miles of shoreline is longer than the California coast.

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