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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minnedosa Dam (Minnedosa)

In 1912, a dam was constructed on the Little Saskatchewan River in Minnedosa to provide hydroelectric power to the town. It failed in 1948, flooding Minnedosa, and the present spillway was built in 1951 to replace it.

Minnedosa Dam

Minnedosa Dam (May 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.25461, W99.82318
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Power Commission Powerhouse (Minnedosa)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Little Saskatchewan River Generating Station (Little Saskatchewan River, RM of Whitehead)

Memorable Manitobans: Patrick Joseph “Paddy” McDermott (1856-1938)

Sources:

This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 28 May 2022

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