Preserving Pocahontas

Watoga Lake Construction – 1933

Logs lie on the ground ready for removal as the site is cleared for the lake at Watoga State Park. View is looking east. The lake was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1525 and was originally called Lake Killibuck. It is an 11-acre impoundment with a maximum depth of 20 feet and an average depth of 10 feet. Photo courtesy of Tom Shipley, ID PHP002396

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