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Buffalo Bill Dam
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Buffalo Bill Dam on Buffalo Bill reservoir was originally called Shoshone Dam. The dam was completed in 1910 and was the tallest dam in the world. The cost of the dam was $929,685. The water behind the dam supplies water for irrigation of crops. The dam was also used to supply power. The plant consisted of 2 units that came online in 1922. The third generator came online in 1931. Units 1 & 2 are now shut down, and unit 3 was replaced with a new 3,000 kilowatt unit in 1991.

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Uploadet: 09/09/2011
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