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Black Canyon

When finished the tunnel measured 5.8 miles long and could carry enough water to irrigate a sizable farming community. Eight years after Torrence and Fellow's trip, on September 23, 1909 President William Howard Taft presided over the dedication ceremonies for the Gunnison Diversion Tunnel, a notable engineering  ...

Curecanti National Recreation Area – journal Geographica

23 Sep 2016 ... While there are no significant hiking trails downriver from this point, within the recreation area, the East Portal Road provides access to the last remaining impediment to the Gunnison River, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, and one last point of interest. Gunnison Diversion Dam and Tunnel ...

Gunnison Tunnel - Smith-Root

Completed in 1909, the 5.8 mile Gunnison Tunnel through Vernal Mesa Mountain diverts water from the Gunnison River into the Uncompahgre River in west-central Colorado. More than 100 years later, a hydroelectric facility was constructed on the outflow of the tunnel, prompting a retrofit of the tunnel intake to prevent fish ...

The Gunnison Tunnel: 100 years - YouTube

23 Sep 2009 ... Marc Catlin, manager of the Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association ( Montrose, Colorado) recites the history of the tunnel and how it has contributed to t...

Gunnison River | American Rivers

The abyss was considered impassable by anything but the river until 1901, when a team of surveyors hiked through and mapped out plans for a 5.8-mile diversion tunnel that still shuttles more than 300,000 acre-feet of water from the Gunnison to a smaller tributary in the Uncompahgre Valley every year. Upstream of the ...

2005 Calendar | Applegate Group, Inc.

This photograph shows the Eastern Portal of Gunnison Tunnel and its diversion structure on the Gunnison River which is located upstream of the boundary of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument . In 1890, F.C. Lauzon conceived the idea of building a tunnel from the Gunnison River to the Uncompahgre ...

Colorado River Levels - Colorado River District

Gunnison River below Gunnison Tunnel · Gunnison River at Delta · Gunnison River below Redlands Diversion Dam · Little Snake River near Slater · Muddy Creek below Wolford Reservoir · North Fork below Paonia · Roaring Fork River near Difficult · Roaring Fork River near Aspen · Roaring Fork River at Glenwood Springs.

A slash in the mesa - Chicago Tribune

17 Sep 2000 ... Blue Mesa Lake resulted from damming of the Gunnison River and is the star attraction at Curecanti National Recreation Area. .... Most visitors to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park see only the slightest signs of the Gunnison tunnel --green fields that might otherwise be brown, livestock browsing ...

Reviews of Kid-Friendly Attraction | Gunnison Diversion Dam, Black ...

The Gunnison Diversion Dam brings a bit of history to a family vacation. Originally built to divert water to farmers, the dam now diverts the river flow into the Gunnison Tunnel. The dam reaches a height of sixteen feet and runs approximately 21 Read More miles long. Families looking for a more educational vacation can read ...

Gunnison Tunnel - Wikipedia

The Gunnison Tunnel is an irrigation tunnel constructed between 1905 and 1909 by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Montrose County, Colorado. The 5.8 mile long tunnel diverts water from the Gunnison River to the arid Uncompahgre Valley around Montrose, Colorado. At the time of its completion, it was the longest ...

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