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 . . . — — Map (db m109633) HM
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
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