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Cody in Park County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Buffalo Bill Dam

 
 
Buffalo Bill Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2017
1. Buffalo Bill Dam Marker
Inscription.  
Welcome to the
Buffalo Bill
Dam
& Visitor Center
Cody, Wyoming
Tallest Dam in the World in 1910
Built 1905 - 1910
Modified 1985 – 1993
National Register of Historic Places 1973
Civil Engineering Landmark 1973
Free Admision

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEnvironmentMan-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the ASCE Civil Engineering Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 44° 30.103′ N, 109° 11.022′ W. Marker is in Cody, Wyoming, in Park County. Marker is on North Fork Hwy (U.S. 14) 1.3 miles east of Verner Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cody WY 82414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ball Plug (approx. 0.2 miles away); Balanced Plunger Hydraulic Valve (approx. ¼ mile away); Upstream Cableway Winch (approx. ¼ mile away); Buffalo Bill Reservoir (approx. 1.7 miles away); Shoshone Canyon
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Shoshone River Siphon (approx. 2.9 miles away); Colter’s Hell (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cedar Mountain (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cody.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Bill Dam on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 1, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Buffalo Bill Dam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2017
2. Buffalo Bill Dam Marker
Buffalo Bill Dam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2017
3. Buffalo Bill Dam
Buffalo Bill Dam
named a
National Historic
Civil Engineering Landmark
American Society of
Civil
Engineers
Founded 1852
April 25, 1973
Buffalo Bill Dam and Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2017
4. Buffalo Bill Dam and Visitor Center
Buffalo Bill Dam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2017
5. Buffalo Bill Dam
Looking Upstream at the Buffalo Bill Reservoir
Buffalo Bill Dam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 14, 2017
6. Buffalo Bill Dam
Looking at the Gorge Downstream from the Dam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 1, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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