Thursday, April 28, 2011

Increased Demand at Loch Raven

Accession Number P75-54-A393g, Hughes Company Glass Negatives Collection,
Courtesy of the Photography Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The Loch Raven damn, built in 1915, was raised in 1923 to 240 feet in order to meet residential and industrial demand.  This image, taken in 1920, shows the damn at its original height of 188 feet.

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