|► Idaho (Lincoln County), Shoshone — 398 — Magic Dam — Completed in 1910 at a cost of $3,000,000 — Magic Dam stores water for 89,000 acres of irrigated farms near Shoshone and Richfield —|
|Rising 129 feet high, it is 700 feet wide. An adjacent 1600-foot embankment with a concrete spillway helps retain more than 190,000 acre feet of spring floodwater for summer use downstream. A four-mile desert road reaches Magic Dam, which . . . — — Map (db m109633) HM|
|► Idaho (Lincoln County), Shoshone — Sawtooth Scenic Byway —|
|Shoshone Shoshone got its start as a mining supply town during Idaho’s silver boom. The town has been a railroad center for south central Idaho. Shoshone has architectural gems including exceptional historic buildings built with native . . . — — Map (db m109630) HM|
|► Idaho (Lincoln County), Shoshone — 412 — Shoshone Historic District — South Central Idaho’s rail center since 1882, when trains reached here. — Shoshone has a historic district of unusual interest. —|
|Historic District of Branch rail lines to Wood River and Camas Prairie served distant farmers and miners, while a stage line to Shoshone Falls accommodated wealthy tourists who visited Idaho’s foremost nineteenth century attraction. Vast sheep . . . — — Map (db m109628) HM|
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May. 27, 2020