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Title
Nimbus Dam on the American River
Date Created and/or Issued
1997
Contributing Institution
Sacramento Public Library
Collection
Sacramento Room Photographs
Rights Information
This image may be protected by Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.). Copyright restrictions applying to the reproduction and use of this image are available from the Sacramento Public Library.
Description
This January 1997 photograph shows the Nimbus Dam on a flooded American River. At the height of New Year's storms, the river was gushing out of the dam at 115,000 cubic feet per second, a marked difference from the 5,000 that the structure was accustomed to without flood conditions.
Type
Image
Identifier
1657
http://cdm15248.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15248coll1/id/2016
Subject
Dams
Rivers
American River
Floods and Flooding
Source
Sacramento Room Photograph Collection

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