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Portrait of Prof. P.C. Boudousquie, who served as a

Portrait of Prof. P.C. Boudousquie, who served as a

Portrait of Prof. P.C. Boudousquie, who served as a draftsman and assistant engineer in the Mobile District from 1870 to 1900. (Courtesy of Boudousquie Family)

Fort Randall Chapel

Fort Randall Chapel

Fort Randall surved as a military outpost along the Missouri River from 1863 to 1892. In 1875, soldiers stationed at the fort erected this chapel. Upon abandonment, the fort buildings, except for the chapel, we... More

Laborers work on a stone pile during the U.S. Army

Laborers work on a stone pile during the U.S. Army

Laborers work on a stone pile during the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Muscle Shoals Canal Project in August 1881, just several months after famed outlaw Jesse James robbed the Corps payroll. (USACE photo)

Construction is ongoing at Lock 1 on the Cumberland

Construction is ongoing at Lock 1 on the Cumberland

Construction is ongoing at Lock 1 on the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 31, 1891. The view shows the stone blocks for the walls looking downstream. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville Distri... More

Model of lock showing workmen from March 31,1893.

Model of lock showing workmen from March 31,1893.

Model of lock showing workmen from March 31,1893.

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 3, Approximately 30 feet West of Dry Dock, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 3, Approximately 30 feet...

Significance: This frame storage/garage serves as part of the Fox River Project Office located at Kaukauna Lock 3. The storage facility is an important part of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Timber Shed at Lock 3, Approximately 300 feet West of Dry Dock, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Timber Shed at Lock 3, Approximately 300 feet Wes...

Significance: The timber shed serves as part of the Fox River Project Office located at Kaukauna Lock 3. The timber shed is an integral part of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-M ... More

Menasha Lock & Dam, Lockkeeper's Residence, Approximately 75 feet east of upper gate, Menasha, Winnebago County, WI

Menasha Lock & Dam, Lockkeeper's Residence, Approximately 75 feet east...

Significance: The lockkeeper's residence served as a residence for the lockkeeper and family, functioning as part of the operation of the Menasha Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-90-A Building/str... More

Construction continues on Dam No. 4 on the Cumberland

Construction continues on Dam No. 4 on the Cumberland

Construction continues on Dam No. 4 on the Cumberland River in Tennessee Nov. 7, 1909. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built this old dam and lock to establish a navigation channel. The lock and dam was replac... More

Army Corps' connection to Washington, D.C., cherry trees

Army Corps' connection to Washington, D.C., cherry trees

Beginning in the 1880s, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) transformed the unsightly Potomac Flats in the District of Columbia by dredging the river channel and dumping the spoil on the Flats, thus creati... More

Army Corps' connection to District of Columbia cherry trees

Army Corps' connection to District of Columbia cherry trees

Beginning in the 1880s, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers transformed the unsightly Potomac Flats in Washington, D.C., by dredging the river channel, dumping the spoil on the Flats, thus creating new land to the... More

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Combined Locks, Between Waste Weir & Canal, North of Upper Lock, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Combined Locks, Between Waste...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, North of Lock 3, midway between Upper & Lower Gates, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, North of Lock 3, midway...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such, the lock shelte... More

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, On northern embankment near lower gate, Wrightstown, Brown County, WI

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, On northern embankment near lo...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter f... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 4, On Northern Embankment, near Upper Gate, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 4, On Northern Embankment, n...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, On Northern Embankment, midway between Upper & Lower Gates, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 3, On Northern Embankment, m...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 1, On Northern Embankment, near Lower Gate, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 1, On Northern Embankment, n...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter... More

Cedars Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, Approximately 35 feet Southwest of Upper Gate, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Cedars Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, Approximately 35 feet Southwest of Up...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter... More

The Clarksburg Ferry, shown Jan. 13, 1920, eight years

The Clarksburg Ferry, shown Jan. 13, 1920, eight years

The Clarksburg Ferry, shown Jan. 13, 1920, eight years before it sank along the west bank of the Sacramento River at Clarksburg, in Yolo County, Calif.

The Engineers at Vicksburg, Part 05: The Line of Defense - Map of the City’s Defenses

The Engineers at Vicksburg, Part 05: The Line of Defense - Map of the ...

Map of the City’s Defenses: The line of defense around Vicksburg as designed and constructed consisted of nine major forts connected by a continuous line of rifle-pits. The line was anchored on the Mississippi ... More

Titled “The Die Block in Marble, Colorado, March 1931,"

Titled “The Die Block in Marble, Colorado, March 1931,"

Titled “The Die Block in Marble, Colorado, March 1931," this block was later sculpted and is now resides at Arlington National Cemetery as the Tomb of the Unknowns. (Image provided by the National Archives)

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 3, South of Lock 3, near Upper Gate, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 3, South of Lock 3, ne...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Appleton Locks and Dams Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-J Building/structure dates: 1978 Initial Construction

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 2, On Southern Embankment, Southwest of Upper Gate, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 2, On Southern Embankmen...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 4, Approximately 15 feet Northeast of Lock Shelter, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 4, Approximately 15 feet...

Significance: The storage shed functions as part of the daily operation of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-P Building/structure dates: after 1982 Initial Construction

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 2, North of Lock 2, near Upper Gate, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 2, North of Lock 2, near U...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such, the lock shelte... More

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 65 feet of lockkeeper's residence, Wrightstown, Brown County, WI

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 65 feet of lockkeeper'...

Significance: The garage served as part of the lockkeeper's residence complex. Survey number: HAER WI-91-C Building/structure dates: 1979 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number... More

Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project

Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project

Motorists travel over Deep Creek Bridge in Chesapeake, Virginia, which spans the Dismal Swamp Canal, Feb. 9, 2016. The city, state and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to replace the old two-lane bridge, which... More

This is the interior of Fort Sam Houston Base Theater

This is the interior of Fort Sam Houston Base Theater

This is the interior of Fort Sam Houston Base Theater in 1935.

A file photo of U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Robert Pioli,  a

A file photo of U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Robert Pioli, a

A file photo of U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Robert Pioli, a bombardier assigned to the 2nd Bomb Group, 96th Squadron during World War II. During a raid over Yugoslavia, Pioli's B-17 was shoot down and he became a Priso... More

The Army Engineer Spouses Club welcomed a group of

The Army Engineer Spouses Club welcomed a group of

The Army Engineer Spouses Club welcomed a group of more than 30 Michigan-based "Rosie the Riveters" at Ronald Reagan International Airport in Arlington, Virginia, March 22, 2016. Now in their 80s and 90s, these... More

Buffalo Courier-Express, Sunday August 11, 1963: “Mt.

Buffalo Courier-Express, Sunday August 11, 1963: “Mt.

Buffalo Courier-Express, Sunday August 11, 1963: “Mt. Morris Dam Object of C-E Tour” by Bill LaMale. Miles J. Freeman was the Mount Morris Dam's Chief Operator from its construction in 1952 until his retiremen... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, St. Ma...

Significance: Accommodating the passage of iron ore-laden ships between Lakes Superior and Huron, the Soo Locks Complex was a vital component in the transportation system that provided many American steel mills... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Building No. 5, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Buildi...

Significance: Building No. 5 of the Military Defense subcomplex is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock complex. The facility also demonstrates the strategic impo... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Building No. 2, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Buildi...

Significance: Building No. 2 of the Military Defense subcomplex is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock complex. The facility also demonstrates the strategic impo... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Building No. 4, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Buildi...

Significance: Building No. 4 of the Military Defense subcomplex is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock complex. The facility also demonstrates the strategic impo... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Building No. 3, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Military Defense Subcomplex, Buildi...

Significance: Building No. 3 of the Military Defense subcomplex is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock complex. The facility also demonstrates the strategic impo... More

Beale Air Force men sandbagging 5th Street Bridge approach

Beale Air Force men sandbagging 5th Street Bridge approach

Beale Air Force men sandbagging 5th Street Bridge approach Yuba City (Sutter County). Note the mass exodus from City of Marysville over 10th Street Bridge spanning Feather River.

Aerial view of SM-1 nuclear reactor and plant circa

Aerial view of SM-1 nuclear reactor and plant circa

Aerial view of SM-1 nuclear reactor and plant circa the 1960s. SM-1 was the first nuclear power plant to successfully provide power to the commercial grid when it came online in April 1957. While SM-1’s reactor... More

This 1959 photograph shows Whitney Point Lake when

This 1959 photograph shows Whitney Point Lake when

This 1959 photograph shows Whitney Point Lake when the concept of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operating the Whitney Point Dam for recreational benefits in addition to flood risk management was initially be... More

The team looked at old photos to determine past paint

The team looked at old photos to determine past paint

The team looked at old photos to determine past paint colors like this one taken in the late 1960s. This information allowed them to make decisions about colors that would best represent the building’s history

This oblique aerial photograph from Nov. 15, 1961,

This oblique aerial photograph from Nov. 15, 1961,

This oblique aerial photograph from Nov. 15, 1961, shows Fort Slocum.

Pomme de Terre dedication

Pomme de Terre dedication

People celebrate Oct. 29, 1961, as the outlet gates at Pomme de Terre Dam were closed for the first time. Approximately 1,700 people attended the event.

“Report on Operation Five-High, March 1962 Storm” was

“Report on Operation Five-High, March 1962 Storm” was

“Report on Operation Five-High, March 1962 Storm” was issued by the North Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in August 1963, and it describes the historic storm, later known as the Ash Wednes... More

Public invited to Barkley Dam 50th Anniversary commemoration

Public invited to Barkley Dam 50th Anniversary commemoration

Aerial photo of the construction at Barkley Dam in Kuttawa, Ky., taken Nov. 12, 1963. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District managed this construction project on the Cumberland River at mile 30.6.... More

New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller
and Lady Bird

New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Lady Bird

New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Lady Bird Johnson (lower right) look on as Stan (left, glasses and bow tie) lobbies a stern-faced LBJ. (Photo courtesy Jill Spisiak-Jedlicka)

Corps of Engineers invites public to J. Percy Priest Dam's 50th Anniversary celebration

Corps of Engineers invites public to J. Percy Priest Dam's 50th Annive...

This is an aerial view of J. Percy Priest Dam under construction June 13, 1967 on the Stones River in Nashville, Tenn. The project was dedicated by President Lyndon B. Johnson June 29, 1968. The U.S. Army Corps... More

The marina at Richard L. Schafer Dam and Success Lake,

The marina at Richard L. Schafer Dam and Success Lake,

The marina at Richard L. Schafer Dam and Success Lake, located near Porterville, Calif., March 14, 1968. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District completed construction of Schafer Dam in 1961 and th... More

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Garage at Lock 2, Approximately 10 feet East of Lockkeeper's Residence, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Garage at Lock 2, Approximately 10 feet East ...

Significance: The garage served as part of the lockkeeper's residence complex. Survey number: HAER WI-88-C Building/structure dates: 1981 Initial Construction

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 5, On Northern Embankment, midway between Upper & Lower Gates, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 5, On Northern Embankmen...

Significance: This storage shed functions as part of the daily operation of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-S Building/structure dates: after 1982 Initial Construction

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Garage at Combined Locks, Approximately 50 feet North of Upper Lock, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Garage at Combined Locks, Approximately 50 fe...

Significance: The garage served as part of the lockkeeper's residence complex. Survey number: HAER WI-88-H Building/structure dates: 1977 Initial Construction

Cedars Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 35 feet Northwest of Lockkeeper's Residence, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Cedars Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 35 feet Northwest of Lockkeep...

Significance: The garage served as part of the lockkeeper's residence complex. Survey number: HAER WI-85-C Building/structure dates: 1927 Initial Construction

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 1, On Northern Embankment, East of Lock Shelter, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 1, On Northern Embankmen...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-E Building/structure dates: 1982 Initial Construction

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 75 feet south of garage, Wrightstown, Brown County, WI

Rapide Croche Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 75 feet sout...

Significance: The storage shed functions as part of the daily operation of the Rapide Croche Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-91-D Building/structure dates: 1982 Initial Construction National Reg... More

Appleton Locks & Dams, Sanitary Building at Lock 2, South of Upper Gate as West end of waste weir, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Sanitary Building at Lock 2, South of Upper Gat...

Significance: The sanitary building serves as part of the daily operation of the Appleton Locks and Dams Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-H Building/structure dates: 1970 Initial Construction

Garrison Dam, Intake House, 597 Garrison Dam Road, Riverdale, McLean County, ND

Garrison Dam, Intake House, 597 Garrison Dam Road, Riverdale, McLean C...

Significance: The intake house was built to take water in from Lake Sakakawea and conduct it to the powerhouse (HAER ND-15-A) via penstocks and surge tanks (HAER ND-15-B). The intake house maintained trash rack... More

DePere Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 50 feet Northwest of Lock Shelter, De Pere, Brown County, WI

DePere Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 50 feet Northwest o...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the De Pere Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-86-D Building/structure dates: 1982 Initial Construction

Morrow Drive Bridge, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Morrow Drive Bridge, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Significance: This arch crossing, with its native gneiss stone facing, exemplifies the rustic-type design that was popular in parks in the early twentieth century, and is seen in retaining walls throughout Rock... More

Garrison Dam, Project Administration Building, 201 1st Street, Riverdale, McLean County, ND

Garrison Dam, Project Administration Building, 201 1st Street, Riverda...

Significance: The Project Administration Building was built to supply office space for staff managing the construction of Garrison Dam, and it serves as administrative offices for the dam today. Its symmetrical... More

Little Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 100 feet southwest of garage, Rockland, La Crosse County, WI

Little Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 100 feet s...

Significance: The storage shed functions as part of the daily operation of the Little Kaukauna Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-89-D Building/structure dates: 1983 Initial Construction National R... More

DePere Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 35 feet Southeast of Lock Shelter, De Pere, Brown County, WI

DePere Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 35 feet Southeast of Lock She...

Significance: The garage served as part of the lockkeeper's residential complex. Survey number: HAER WI-86-C Building/structure dates: 1976 Initial Construction

Little Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Garage, At end of Mill Road, northeast of Lockkeeper's Residence, Rockland, La Crosse County, WI

Little Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Garage, At end of Mill Road, northeast of ...

Significance: The garage served as part of the lookkeeper's residence complex. Survey number: HAER WI-89-C Building/structure dates: 1978 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number... More

Garrison Dam, Switchyard, 597 Garrison Dam Road, Riverdale, McLean County, ND

Garrison Dam, Switchyard, 597 Garrison Dam Road, Riverdale, McLean Cou...

Field notes for HAER ND-15-A, Garrison Dam Powerhouse, include information about the switchyard. Significance: The switchyard provides generator and line protection, voltage and and amperage monitoring, and pow... More

Cape Canaveral Air Station, Launch Complex 17, Facility 36007, East end of Lighthouse Road, Cape Canaveral, Brevard County, FL

Cape Canaveral Air Station, Launch Complex 17, Facility 36007, East en...

Survey number: HAER FL-8-5-CC Building/structure dates: 1956 Initial Construction National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 84003872

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 4, Near Lower Gate of Lock 4 on Western Embankment, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 4, Near Lower Gate of Lock...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such, the lock shelte... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Davis Lock Subcomplex, Northeast Intermediate Shelter, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Davis Lock Subcomplex, Northeast In...

Significance: The Davis Lock's Northeast Intermediate Shelter is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock Complex in general. The shelter also serves as a unique comp... More

Presidio Water Treatment Plant, Surge Tanks, East of Lobos Creek at Baker Beach, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

Presidio Water Treatment Plant, Surge Tanks, East of Lobos Creek at Ba...

Survey number: HAER CA-155-A Building/structure dates: 1975 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1983 Subsequent Work

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Sanitary Building at Lock 2, Approximately 10 feet East of Garage, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Sanitary Building at Lock 2, Approximately 10...

Significance: The sanitary building serves as part of the daily operation of the Little Chute Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-88-E Building/structure dates: 1976 Initial Construction

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Davis Lock Subcomplex, Northwest Intermediate Shelter, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Davis Lock Subcomplex, Northwest In...

Significance: The Davis Lock's Northwest Intermediate Shelter is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock Complex in general. The shelter is also significant as a uni... More

Appleton Locks & Dams, Garages at Lock 1, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Garages at Lock 1, Appleton, Outagamie County, ...

Significance: The garages served as part of the lockkeeper's residence complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-C Building/structure dates: 1978 Initial Construction

Appleton Locks & Dams, Garage at Lock 4, West of Lawe Street, East of Lockkeeper's Residence, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Garage at Lock 4, West of Lawe Street, East of ...

Significance: The garage serves as part of the lockkeeper's residence complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-M Building/structure dates: 1957 Initial Construction

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Sanitary Building at Lock 3, Approximately 35 feet North of Dry Dock, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Sanitary Building at Lock 3, Approximately 35 fee...

Significance: The sanitary building functions as part of the daily operation of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-J Building/structure dates: before 1941 Initial Construction

Cedars Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 50 feet Northwest of Lock, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Cedars Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 50 feet Northwest o...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Cedars Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-85-D Building/structure dates: 1983 Initial Construction

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Garage at Lock 5, Approximately 20 feet West of Lock Shelter, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Garage at Lock 5, Approximately 20 feet West of L...

Significance: The garage is boarded shut and is currently not in use. It was part of the former lockkeeper's complex which is no longer extant. Survey number: HAER WI-87-R Building/structure dates: 1955 Initi... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 2, Approximately 40 feet Northwest of Lower Gate, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 2, Approximately 40 feet...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-G Building/structure dates: 1982 Initial Construction

North Entrance Road, Between Gardiner, MT & Mammoth Hot Springs, WY, Gardiner, Park County, MT

North Entrance Road, Between Gardiner, MT & Mammoth Hot Springs, WY, G...

Significance: The North Entrance Road was for years the most popular entrance to Yellowstone National Park, and remains an important gateway. Survey number: HAER MT-93 Building/structure dates: 1879 Initial C... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 3, Approximately 20 feet Northeast of Lock, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 3, Approximately 20 feet...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Kaukauna Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-87-I Building/structure dates: 1982 Initial Construction

Little Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, On northern embankment, near upper gate, Rockland, La Crosse County, WI

Little Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, On northern embankment, near...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter f... More

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 4, East of Lock 4 near Lower Gate, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 4, East of Lock 4 near...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Appleton Locks and Dams Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-N Building/structure dates: 1976 Initial Construction

Garrison Dam, Spillway, State Route 200 at Missouri River, Riverdale, McLean County, ND

Garrison Dam, Spillway, State Route 200 at Missouri River, Riverdale, ...

Significance: The spillway was built to release excess water from Lake Sakakawea whenever high water threatens to overtop and destroy Garrison Dam. Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1... More

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 2, On Southern Embankment, midway between Upper & Lower Gates, Little Chute, Outagamie County, WI

Little Chute Lock & Dam, Storage Building at Lock 2, On Southern Emban...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Little Chute Locks and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-88-D Building/structure dates: 1981 Initial Construction

DePere Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, Near Upper Gate, De Pere, Brown County, WI

DePere Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter, Near Upper Gate, De Pere, Brown Count...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelter... More

Garrison Dam, Penstocks and Surge Tanks, 597 Garrison Dam Road, Riverdale, McLean County, ND

Garrison Dam, Penstocks and Surge Tanks, 597 Garrison Dam Road, Riverd...

Significance: The penstocks and surge tanks were built to conduct water from the intake house (HAER ND-15-D) at Lake Sakakawea to the powerhouse (HAER ND-15-A). The surge tanks primarily provide pressure relief... More

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 2, East of Lock 2, near Upper Gate, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Storage Building at Lock 2, East of Lock 2, nea...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Appleton Locks and Dams Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-G Building/structure dates: 1976 Initial Construction

Appleton Locks & Dams, Sanitary Building at Lock 4, South of Lock Shelter at Lock 4, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Sanitary Building at Lock 4, South of Lock Shel...

Significance: The sanitary building serves as part of the daily operation of the Appleton Locks and Dams Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-84-P Building/structure dates: 1970 Initial Construction

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Garage-Stable at Lock 1, Immediately East of Lockkeeper's Residence, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Garage-Stable at Lock 1, Immediately East of Lock...

Significance: The stable/garage was constructed as a barn or stable in 1909. The building currently functions as a garage. The garage serves as part of the lockkeeper's residential complex. Survey number: HA... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Davis Lock Subcomplex, Southeast Operating Shelter, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Davis Lock Subcomplex, Southeast Op...

Significance: The Davis Lock's Southeast Operating Shelter is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock Complex in general. The shelter also serves as a unique compone... More

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Sabin Lock Subcomplex, Northeast Intermediate Shelter, St. Mary's River at Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, MI

St. Mary's Falls Canal, Soo Locks, Sabin Lock Subcomplex, Northeast In...

Significance: The Sabin Lock's Northeast Intermediate Shelter is significant as an element that contributes to the overall integrity of the Soo Lock complex in general. The shelter is also significant as a uni... More

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 1, South side of Lock 1, near Lower Gate, Appleton, Outagamie County, WI

Appleton Locks & Dams, Lock Shelter at Lock 1, South side of Lock 1, n...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. Further, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such, the lock shelte... More

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 5, On Northern Embankment, near Upper Gate, Kaukauna, Outagamie County, WI

Kaukauna Lock & Dam, Lock Shelter at Lock 5, On Northern Embankment, n...

Significance: The lock shelter provides shelter for the lockkeeper while on active duty. In addition, the lock shelter provides office space and first aid facilities for office personnel. As such the lock shelt... More

Menasha Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 130 feet east of Menasha Lock, Menasha, Winnebago County, WI

Menasha Lock & Dam, Storage Building, Approximately 130 feet east of M...

Significance: The storage building functions as part of the daily operation of the Menasha Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-90-D Building/structure dates: ca. 1970 Initial Construction National R... More

Menasha Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 30 feet northeast of lockkeeper's residence, Menasha, Winnebago County, WI

Menasha Lock & Dam, Garage, Approximately 30 feet northeast of lockkee...

Significance: The garage associated with the lockkeeper's residence is used by the lockkeeper and family, and functions as part of the operation of the Menasha Lock and Dam Complex. Survey number: HAER WI-90-C... More

A Dam Safety Program inspector examines a spillway

A Dam Safety Program inspector examines a spillway

A Dam Safety Program inspector examines a spillway gate strut during a dam safety assessment. During the assessment, Portland District identified 16 dams that needed infrastructure rehabilitation and it has com... More

This was a view of platform during presentation of

This was a view of platform during presentation of

This was a view of platform during presentation of the colors and the playing of the national anthem [President John F. Kennedy attending dedication of Greers Ferry Dam], Oct. 3, 1963." (Photo by USACE Little R... More

Bridge over Eufaula Dam to close for road repair

Bridge over Eufaula Dam to close for road repair

Twenty million dollar bridge replacement project to commence March 20 at Eufaula Dam.

MacDill Air Force Base, Water Tower, Hillsborough Loop Drive & Eagle Place, Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

MacDill Air Force Base, Water Tower, Hillsborough Loop Drive & Eagle P...

Significance: The Water Tower, due to its engineering integrity and its contribution to the Second World War-era infrastructure, is an integral part of MacDill Air Force Base's historic character. The tower, w... More

Army Corps to decommission and dismantle historic, deactivated nuclear power plant at Fort Belvoir

Army Corps to decommission and dismantle historic, deactivated nuclear...

Aerial view of the former SM-1 nuclear power plant on Fort Belvoir in the 1960s. The facility provided limited power to Fort Belvoir and served as a training facility before being deactivated in 1973. SM-1 was ... More

Nashville District celebrates its 125th Anniversary

Nashville District celebrates its 125th Anniversary

Country music star Dolly Parton performs at the Cordell Hull Dam Dedication Oct. 13, 1973, on the shore of the Cumberland River at the dam in Carthage, Tenn. According to an Associated Press report following th... More

The STURGIS operating in the Panama Canal Zone where

The STURGIS operating in the Panama Canal Zone where

The STURGIS operating in the Panama Canal Zone where it provided power for several years for military and civilian use. The STURGIS, a former World War II Liberty Ship, was converted into the first floating nuc... More

This is a photo taken in November 1976 during construction

This is a photo taken in November 1976 during construction

This is a photo taken in November 1976 during construction of Martins Fork Dam in Smith, Ky. The photo was in the press kit for the Martins Fork Dam Dedication Ceremony held 11 a.m. June 30, 1979. The project w... More

USACE dredge Currituck

USACE dredge Currituck

The dredge Currituck crew with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District finishes up work at Bennetts Creek in Suffolk, Va., Sept. 17, 2013. The 150-foot dredge has been in service since 1977. (Courtes... More

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