1 million specifically for Montana projects including Fort Peck Dam
and Lake and the Libby Dam.
The lake was created in the 1930s, along with Fort Peck Dam
, and stretches over one hundred and thirty miles along the course of the Missouri River.
The summer theater has operated near Glasgow, Montana (MT) and the Fort Peck Dam
, MT since 1934.
FORT PECK - UNITED STATES: The Fort Peck Dam
in northeast Montana is one of six dams found on the Missouri River.
This legislation granted the construction of several dams and manmade lakes including the Fort Peck Dam
, Garrison Dam, Lake Sakakawea, Oahe Dam, Big Bend Dam, Fort Randall Dam, Gavins Point Dam, and Lewis and Clark Lake.
His cool industrial photography, with its emphasis on form and design, is reminiscent of the 1930s industrial photography of Margaret Bourke-White, who shot subjects such as the then-new Fort Peck Dam
for Life magazine.
Misguided work-relief projects such as the construction of the Fort Peck Dam
and the building of numerous ponds damaged riparian ecosystems and removed settlers from the limited areas where profitable agriculture could take place.
Bourke-White's photograph of Fort Peck Dam
was on the cover of the first issue of--
Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam
in north-central Montana, the CMR is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir.
This focus continued with an assignment from Life magazine to portray the workers assembling the Fort Peck Dam
The magazine took a human-interest angle, and Bourke-White's first assignment, in October, 1936, was to photograph the construction of the Fort Peck Dam
in New Deal, Mont.
Out of the steering committee grew Fort Peck Dam
Interpretive Center and Museum, Inc.