Workers using machinery to build Ranbow Falls Dam

Construction at the Rainbow Falls hydro-electric generating station (completed in 1956), the third plant in Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation’s Raquette River development. Rainbow Falls had the largest dam. Its reservoir covered 700 acres and had the capacity for 700 million cubic feet of water. Circa early 1950s.  Town of Clare. Taken by the Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Central Division Photographic Department. Courtesy of the Colton Historical Society.

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