Garzas Dam – Adjuntas PR

Description

Garzas Dam, a hydroelectric generation facility, was constructed as part of a large rural electrification plan undertaken by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration, a New Deal agency. Construction began in 1935 and it included “the reservoir, hydroelectric plant, and three minor river diversions.”

Source notes

"Annual Report of the Department of the Interior"; U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 (pg. 334)
http://books.google.com/books?id=s8MgAQAAIAAJ

"Annual Report of the Department of the Interior"; U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939 (pg. 368)
http://books.google.com/books?id=7cUgAQAAIAAJ

Burrows, Geoff G., "The New Deal in Puerto Rico: Public Works, Public Health, and the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration, 1935-1955," 2014 dissertation. CUNY Academic Works.
http://academicworks.cuny.edu/gc_etds/315, pp. 198-199.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 19, 2017.
Additional contributions by Brent McKee.

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Location Info


Lago Garzas
Adjuntas, PR

Coordinates: 18.137380, -66.741099

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