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Lake Overholser Dam

Photos 

View of Spillway and Pumphouse

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in August 2008

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BH Photo #125561

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Dam with walkway across the North Canadian River in Oklahoma City
Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1918, improved 1922, rehabilitated c.1998
Builder
- Ambursen Construction Co. of Boston, Massachusetts
Design
Buttressed concrete dam incorporating a through Pratt truss bridge toward the western end of the walkway.
Dimensions
Total length: 1,650.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 5, 2007
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.48615, -97.66608   (decimal degrees)
35°29'10" N, 97°39'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/621002/3927775 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mustang
Land survey
T. 12 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 30
Elevation
1240 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 07000518 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 37529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2016: New photo from Brent Rains
  • January 14, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 6, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net