Tuesday, January 31, 2012

More Ghost Lakes ~ With Some Links to Related Sites

Irma, under Lake Martin

Adair, under Fools Hollow Lake in Show Low
Alamo Crossing, a mining town under 100' of water in Lake Alamo
La Luguna, under Mittry Lake

Custer & Hand, by Norfolk Lake
Fir, by Lake Ouachita
Miller, under Greers Ferry Lake on the Little Red River (1959-1962)
Monte Ne, under Beaver Lake.

Hetch Hetchy Valley, a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park, flooded in 1923 by O'Shaughnessy Dam, forming the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Jacksonville, near Sonora, under Lake Don Pedro
Melones, near Sonora, under New Melones Lake
Monticello, near Napa, evacuated for Lake Berryessa Reservoir
Redbud Park, inundated by same
Lorraine, by Thermalito Afterbay
Minersville, by Clair Engle Lake
Pleyto, by San Antonio Reservoir
Foster Bar, Bullards Bar & Garden Valley, by Bullards Bar Reservoir
Salmon Falls, by Folsom Lake
South Fork, Bloomer, Bidwell Bar, Bidwell, Land & Enterprise, by Lake Oroville
Mussey Grove, by San Vicente Reservoir
Isabella & Kernville, by Isabella Lake
El Capitan, by El Capitan Reservoir
Cedar Springs, by Silverwood Lake
Auld, by Skinner Reservoir
Hullville, by Lake Pillsbury
Lexington & Alma, for the James J. Lenihan Dam & Lexington Reservoir (around 1950, near Los Gatos)
Petersburg, under the New Hogan Reservoir
Picacho, mostly submerged when Laguna Dam completed (1909)
Mormon Island, Negro Bar & Rattlesnake Bar, under Folsom Lake with 30-40 mining camps

Sopris, for the Trinidad Dam & Reservoir
McPhee, for the McPhee Reservoir
Iola, by Blue Mesa Reservoir
Dillon, for the Dillon Reservoir

Village of Barkhamsted Hollow, for Barkhamsted Reservoir on the Farmington River (Saville Dam, 1940)

Butler, due to construction of the Jim Woodruff Reservoir

Petersburg & Lisbon, when Strom Thurmond Lake (aka Clarks Hill Lake) was created
Oketeyeconne, by Walter F. George Reservoir
Hunt, by Chatuge Lake
Burton, inundated when Georgia Power created Lake Burton in Rabun Co.

American Falls, for the American Falls Reservoir & Dam (1910s-1920s)
Montour, for the Black Canyon Dam
Livingston & Roosevelt, under Roosevelt Lake, flooded in 1910
San Carlos, under Coolidge Dam built in 1930
Alpine & Blow Out (gold mining camps), near Wyoming border, under Palisades Reservoir on the south fork of the Snake River.

Monument City, flooded in 1965 to create the Salamonie Reservoir

Towns under Tuttle Creek Lake on the Big Blue River, near Manhattan (1962; one town, Randolph, was built elsewhere)

Towns under Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkeley including Old Birmingham.
Old Gilbertsville by the Kentucky Dam.

Bigelow, Dead River & Flagstaff, flooded in 1949 when the Flagstaff Dam was built and Flagstaff Lake was created on the Dead River in western Maine

Conowingo, when Conowingo Dam was built in 1928
Triadelphia, 1809 mill town inundated in 1931 by Triadelphia Reservoir
Shamburg, by Prettyboy Reservoir
Bosley, Phoenix, Sweetair & Warren, by Loch Raven Reservoir

Boylston, West Boylston, Clinton & Sterling, for the Wachusett Reservoir (1897-1908)

Theodosia & Forsyth, when the Bull Shoals Dam & Lake was built on the White River in 1951
Shawnee Bend, inundated by the creation of the Lake of the Ozarks by Bagnell Dam in 1931

Armstead, under Clark Canyon Reservoir
Towns & homes near Glasgow, flooded by Fort Peck Dam on the Missouri River (1933-1940); created to provide flood control, hydroelectric power and 10,000 jobs during the Depression. It's the largest hydraulically filled dam in the U.S. and created the 5th largest man-made lake in the U.S. (Fort Peck Lake)

Newland, in the 40s for Soda Lake
Call's Landing/Callville/Fort Callville, under Lake Mead

Parje, submerged by Elephant Butte Lake when Elephant Butt Dam built (1912-1916)

Southeast, on the Croton River (Sodom Dam) to create East Banch Reservoir, Middle Branch Reservoir, Bog Brook Reservoir & Diverting Reservoir
Concord, partially flooded in 1930 when the Conkingville Dam created the Sacandaga Reservoir (now Great Scandaga Lake). Named after the town of Day.

Judson & Fontana, to create Fontana Lake
Tuscola, inundated by the creation of Lake Junaluska & Lake Junaluska Dam
Hills Camp, under Lake Mohave, which was created by Davis Dam

Sanish, under Lake Sakakawea

Elk Lick, by William H. Harsha Lake

Arlington, in Gilliam County, relocated uphill from its original location to make way for the John Day Dam, constructed on the Columbia River (1958-1968) and creating Lake Umatilla, along with the towns of Boardman & Umatilla, also relocated for the dam

Corydon, and tribal lands and gravesites, flooded in the 1965 Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir and in the 1990s partially uncovered due to low water levels
Pritchard, by Lake Cowanesque
Wilsonville, under Lake Wallenpaupack (1924-1926)

Kent, Richmond, Ashland, South Scituate, Saundersville, Rocklan & Ponaganset plus mills at Clayville, Elmdale, Harrisdale & Glenrock, plus almost 1,500 graves (relocated) for the Scituate Reservoir (1915-1926

Towns in the Saluda Valley, under Lake Murray (Saluda Dam, 1920s)
Andersonville & Price, by Hartwell Lake
Jocassee Valley, under Lake Jocassee. Graveyard is still there.

Bear Gulch II, submerged beneath the waters of Pactola Lake

Towns under Norris Lake, created by the TVA's Norris Dam (1933-1936) for hydroelectric & flood control structure on the Clinch River

Guerrero Viejo, a colonial town from the 1750s (which includes Nuestra Senora del Refugio, a historic Spanish mission), when the U.S. & Mexico dammed the Rio Grande to create Falcon Lake Reservoir in 1953
Old Zapata, inundated by the Falcon Dam Reservoir
Calliham, for the Choke Canyon Dam & Reservoir (1982) on the Frio River (flowing to the Nueces River)
Addicks, near Houston for the Addicks Dam Reservoir (mid-1940s)
Saints Roost, a panhandle town under water in the Greenbelt Reservoir
Swartwout, inundated by Livingston Dam/Reservoir on the Trinity River
Houses, farmsteads, orchards & farms, submerged by Lake Travis with the Mansfield Dam (originally called the Marshall Ford Dam) on the Colorado River, built 1937-1941
Pickwick, inundated when the Brazos River was damed to form Lake Possum Kingdom, about 70 mi. west of Fort Worth

Connellsville, under Electric Lake
Hite, the old mining town under Lake Powell
Rockport, under Rockport Reservoir / aka Wanship Reservoir (1950s)
Deer Creek, under Tibble Fork Reservoir
Thistle, up Spanish Fork Canyon

Greenwood, inundated by Lake Moomaw
Unknown, under Carvins Cove

Roosevelt, relocating for the building of the John Day Dam & creation of Lake Umatilla on the Columbia River (1958-1968)

Yates, Sand & Stone House, inundated by Tygart Lake
Morristown & Gad, by Summersville Dam & Summersville Lake

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