Posts Tagged ‘John P. Sutherland’

27th July
2015
written by Richard

To look at it now, solidly in place, you would never know its disturbed history. The broken course of the Sutherland project is one of those fantastic things that could only happen here.  –Shelley Higgins, former City Attorney, in This Fantastic City.

The story of the ill-starred Sutherland Dam, known in its day as a  A Dam Fiasco.

Abandoned Sutherland Dam, 1930s.

Abandoned Sutherland Dam, 1930s.

21st October
2010
written by Richard

Sutherland abandoned, 1928.

To look at it now, solidly in place, you would never know its disturbed history.  The broken course of the Sutherland project is one of those fantastic things that could only happen here . . .

The story of a dam that took  25 years to build:  the Dam Fiasco.