McDonald Dam failure
The McDonald Dam, also referred to as "The Great Granite Dam" failure was a catastrophic dam failure near Austin, Texas that killed several dozen people in 1900. The destruction of the dam drained the Lake McDonald reservoir and left the city of Austin without electrical power for a number of months.
Subsequent attempts to rebuild the dam were unsuccessful. The dam was finally replaced by the Tom Miller Dam, just upstream, in the 1940s.

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April 7, 1900 – McDonald Dam failure, Austin, TX. The flood waters started from a two-day storm in the High Plains halfw ay between Lubbock and Amarillo.
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McDonald Dam failure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The Rise and Fall of the Austin Dam - Not Even Past
Jul 9, 2011 ... Having never lived up to expectations, the dam failed spectacularly on 7 ... Lake McDonald vanished, and though the western end of the dam ...
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AustinPostcard - The Great Granite Dam across the Colorado River
The idea was again debated, but failed to intrigue the citizens sufficiently and ... Dam proponents came forward with their own candidate, John McDonald, who ...
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McDonald County - Central Region Headquarters - NOAA
Dam Failure. 8. Historic Weather in Southwest Missouri. 9. Local Climatology. 10. Page 1. Table of Contents. This document is intended to provide general ...
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requires several elements; the hydrologic scenario, the possible dam failure .... MacDonald and Langridge-Monopolis utilized 42 data sets (predominantly.
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The Teton Dam Disaster (ID) (Images of America) [Dylan J. McDonald] on ... that they have not done their homework and that engineering projects might fail.
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McDonald Dam failure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The McDonald Dam, also referred to as "The Great Granite Dam" failure was a catastrophic dam failure near Austin, Texas that killed several dozen people in ...
History of Austin, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This land became the central campus of the University of Texas at Austin in 1883. .... The dammed river formed a lake that became known as "Lake McDonald," for ... and the dam's design failed to accommodate the force that could be created ...
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University of Texas at Austin established. Austin High ... 1900. April: McDonald Dam failure. ... 1917 - University of Texas' School for Military Aeronautics opens.
The Rise and Fall of the Austin Dam - Not Even Past
Jul 9, 2011 ... Having never lived up to expectations, the dam failed spectacularly on 7 April 1900. ... Lake McDonald vanished, and though the western end of the dam ... to the University of Texas, which now uses it for student housing and ...
[PDF]A Review of Dams And Breach Parameters Estimation - Virginia Tech
Jun 22, 1995 ... of dams, the forces applied on them, the modes of failure of these structures, the ... push in the time where I do not know how everything works in the university. Finally, I .... using MacDonald and Langridge Monopolis method.
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Hill, P., McDonald, L., Payne, E. (2007) Incremental consequences of dam failure and the ANCOLD hazard classification system. NZSOLD ANCOLD 2007 ...
AustinPostcard - The Great Granite Dam across the Colorado River
The idea was again debated, but failed to intrigue the citizens sufficiently and ... Dam proponents came forward with their own candidate, John McDonald, who ...
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The Teton Dam Disaster
The Teton Dam Disaster
Dylan J. McDonald, 2006
Presenting photographs from local newspapers, archives, museums, historical societies, and witnesses, this book documents the dam's spectacular failure, the tremendous damage, and the Herculean cleanup and rebuilding process following one ...
Ethical Issues from the St. Francis Dam Failure
Ethical Issues from the St. Francis Dam Failure
J. Paul Guyer, 2013
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A. Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer, and architect with over 35 years experience in the design of buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a principal advisor to the California Legislature on infrastructure and capital outlay issues. He is a...
Dam Breach Modeling Technology
Dam Breach Modeling Technology
Vijay Singh, 1996
Mechanics of Breach Formation The predominant mechanism of breaching of earthfill dams is by erosion of the ... MacDonald and Langridge-Monopolis (1984) analyzed breaching characteristics of a number of historical dam failures.
The Teton Dam Disaster (ID) (Images of America)
The Teton Dam Disaster (ID) (Images of America)
Dylan J. McDonald, 2006
Title: McDonald, "The Teton Tam Disaster"Author: Gabi KupitzPublisher: Association for Momon LettersDate: 5/23/09Title: The Teton Dam DisasterAuthor: Dylan J. McDonaldPublisher: Arcadia PublishingGenre: NonfictionYear Published: 2006Number of Pages: 127 (Includes Bibliographical References)Binding: PaperbackSeries: Images of AmericaISBN10...
HR 123, HR 2498 and HR 2535
HR 123, HR 2498 and HR 2535
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Water and Power, 2008
The original Black Lake Dam had failed by internal erosion/piping in 1967, and the replacement embankment dam was judged to have several serious deficiencies ... McDonald Dam was the third embankment dam investigated and analyzed.
Congressional edition
Congressional edition
United States. Congress, 1930
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Hoover Dam (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing))
Hoover Dam (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing))
Renee Corona Kolvet, 2013
Renée Corona Kolvet is an archaeologist, freelance writer, and former employee of the Bureau of Reclamation. She has lived in Boulder City since 2001.
Water-supply Paper
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Geological Survey (U.S.), 1896
A, Marble Falls, above Lake McDonald; B, View up river from Mount Bonnel, after destruction of dam 30 IX. A, View of dam five minutes before failure on April 7, 1900; B, Flood pouring over dam on Jane 7, 1899 ; lake level 9.
A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers
A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers
Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson, 2010
“...gives the readers a visceral sense of what it was like to work at Lehman Brothers and the fateful decisions and events that led to the company’s death spiral...” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times“Highly readable…A Colossal Failure of Common Sense largely rings true. It expresses the anger that many former Lehman employees still feel toward ...
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