Hungry Horse Dam / General-Shea-Morrison

GSM 1000
HH, MT - 8/13/52
photo by: Unknown
- collection of Mark Laundry

note on back of print says:
"from coll of R.R.Wallin"
GSM 1000

c/n 64250, b/d 4/1942

- built for the Defense Plant Corp., as Basic Magnesium 101, for switching the Basic Magnesium plant Henderson, NV (maybe renumbered 1000)
- following the plant closure at end of the war, sold (or leased) to the contractor General Shea Pacific Co. as #1000 [6] used to construct the Eagle Mountain Mine RR
- used by General-Shea-Morrison Co. of Seattle, WA. the consortium of companies hired to built the Hungry Horse Dam from 1948 to 1953
- 1953 sold to Longview Portland and Northern as #1001

data souces:
  • bibliography [6] & [11]
  • MONTANA MEMORY PROJECT photo as #1000
  • Orange Empire Railway Museum newsletter, March 2016, builder's photo as #101

    The copyrights for all photos are assumed to rest with the photographers.

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