The Power of the Missouri
— A U.S. Reclamation Service project contracted 1905-1908 —Irrigation possibilities in the area were recognized as early as 1902. On November 18th, 1904 the Buford-Trenton Project was authorized by the Secretary of the Interior. Reclamation Service (now the Federal Bureau of Reclamation) specifications called for building pumping stations, a canal, turnouts, flumes and a siphon. Pumping machinery included two pumping stations, one on a floating barge, and the other in a concrete building along the banks of the Missouri River. The remains of the original concert pumping station and be seen on site.
|Placed By||State Historical Society of North Dakota|
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|Date Added||Friday, November 29th, 2019 at 1:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13T E 575624 N 5315218|
|Decimal Degrees||47.98580000, -103.98648333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 47° 59.148', W 103° 59.189'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||47° 59' 8.8800000000002" N, 103° 59' 11.34" W|
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