Review of the 1938 Construction Slide at Fort Peck Dam

This webinar will review the 1938 construction failure of the upstream slope of Fort Peck Dam, Montana. The failure began at about 1:15 PM on September 22, 1938 as the construction work had progressed to within 20 feet of the final dam crest elevation. One hundred eighty men were working in the area. Thirty four men were injured. Eight men lost…

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