Jackson Lake is in Grand Teton National Park in northwestern Wyoming. This natural lake was enlarged by the construction of the Jackson Lake Dam, which was originally built in 1911, enlarged in 1916 and rebuilt by 1989. The top 33 ft (10 m) of the lake is utilized by farmers in Idaho for irrigation purposes. The lake is the remnant of large glacial gouging from the neighboring Teton Range to the west and the Yellowstone Plateau to the north. The lake is primarily fed by the Snake River…

Jackson Lake is in Grand Teton National Park in northwestern Wyoming. This natural lake was enlarged by the construction of the Jackson Lake Dam, which was originally built in 1911, enlarged in 1916 and rebuilt by 1989. The top 33 ft (10 m) of the lake is utilized by farmers in Idaho for irrigation purposes. The lake is the remnant of large glacial gouging from the neighboring Teton Range to the west and the Yellowstone Plateau to the north. The lake is primarily fed by the Snake River…

teton dam flood | PLEISTOCENE & HISTORIC FLOODS

teton dam flood | PLEISTOCENE & HISTORIC FLOODS

I never forget how repugnant the smells were!!!!! Interior, Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg, ID Courtesy - www.waterarchives.org

I never forget how repugnant the smells were!!!!! Interior, Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg, ID Courtesy - www.waterarchives.org

Teton Dam after collapse

Teton Dam after collapse

President Eyring Rededicates Idaho Falls Idaho Temple - Teton Dam Story

President Eyring Rededicates Idaho Falls Idaho Temple - Teton Dam Story

dams | Failure of the Teton Dam near Rexburg, Idaho on Saturday June 6, 1976.

that day in June----Idaho: Teton Dam Memories of "that day"

A look back at the Teton Dam failure.  The dam failed on June 5, 1976.  Jay Hildebrandt and Karole Honas remember the disastrous event 40 years later.

A look back at the Teton Dam failure. The dam failed on June Jay Hildebrandt and Karole Honas remember the disastrous event 40 years later.

[IDAHO-L-0053] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

[IDAHO-L-0053] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

Teton Dam Flood - Idaho  June 5, 1976 I remember this like it was yesterday!

39 years and I will never forget that day in June. Teton Dam Flood - Idaho June 1976 I remember this like it was yesterday!

[IDAHO-L-0056] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

[IDAHO-L-0056] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

Teton Dam Flood....been to the site of what remains of this dam....kind of creepy, and really cool!  In Idaho

been to the site of what remains of this dam.kind of creepy, and really cool! In Idaho

[IDAHO-L-0051] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

[IDAHO-L-0051] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

Teton Dam - Wikipedia

Teton Dam - Wikipedia

Teton Dam Marathon

Teton Dam Marathon in Rexburg, Idaho

[IDAHO-L-0023] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

[IDAHO-L-0023] Teton Dam Flood - Rexburg by waterarchives, via Flickr

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