THE BIRTH OF PORTLAND’S WATER SUPPLY

bull run dam before const.
This picture was taken in the 1890’s before construction  of
the dam began on the Bull Run River, a tributary of the Sandy
River located east of Portland. 

bull run dam const 2
Bull Run Damk contruction 1928
Construction of the dam began in 1928 and was completed
the following year.

Bull Run dam today
The Bull Run Dam as it looks today.

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