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  Earle Smith Collection
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Earle Smith was an electrical engineer during the construction of the dam.
Photos are provided for general research and education only. Digital files are the property of OCRHS.


One of the Dinkes
Deck Work

The first few of Earle's crew

First Stop Log
Tents where Earle first slept and ate

New house with tent in background

The new house
Wyman Lake filling behind the dam

Retaining walls and new channel

Smith Dump Wagons

The Substation

Substation Details
Substation insulators

Earle's crew at the Substation

Substation Structure
Switches and Tower

Tractors on the job

Substation crew and view
Temporary bridge across the Kennebec

Transformer Deck

Traffic Cop sign at job entrance

The Society is grateful for the generosity of Earle Smith's daughter-in-law, Frances,
who has provided photographs for this archive

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