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Title
Parrott's Ferry Bridge is under water from the New Melones Dam
Date Created and/or Issued
1980/03/14
Contributing Institution
Center for Sacramento History
Collection
Center for Sacramento History Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Caption reads: "For the first time, the old Parrott's Ferry Bridge is under water. The level of the New Melones Reservoir on the Stanislaus River has been rising at about a foot a day. Outflow from New Melones Dam has been limited to 500 cubic feet per second due to the swollen San Joaquin River system. The agreed upon high water mark was 808 feet, but the river was at about 844 feet Friday when the bridge was inundated. The water may keep rising until sometime in June, when the outflow can catch up with the inflow and the level can be dropped back to 808 feet."
Type
Image
Identifier
B063A9BF-9A10-400C-9341-524269239503
1983/001/SBPM01031
Subject
New Melones Dam

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