Dams

Rock County, Wisconsin

Dates

Dam

1876
"At Janesville there are two dams, with a capacity of about 1,000 horse
power each. This affords a most excellent power for manufacturing purposes, and is about one-half improved.
"Beloit has an excellent water power, and it is largely improved."
 
[The State of Wisconsin, Embracing Brief Sketches of its History, Position, Resources and Industries and a Catalogue of its Exhibits at the Centennial at Philadelphia, 1876; Atwood & Culver, Madison, Wisconsin, 1876, p. 19.]
1848-2000 Turtle Creek in Shopiere

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