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Rob's Photo Blog — dam

KAP 2011-3 - Where the Madawaska meets the Ottawa - January 29, 2011

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This session took place at the Arnprior Municipal Marina where aerial views of the city of Arnprior and the Madawaska River were taken, including the weir/dam, the construction of the new water treatment facility, the marina which is also under redevelopment, and the mouth of the Madawaska River where it enters into the Ottawa River. Arnprior Weir. The curved dam across the Madawaska River alongside the bridge which is Madawaska Boulevard. You can see several bridges upstream and at the top left is the Arnprior Generating Station holding back the river which turns sharply to the right and across the...

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Lake Shelbyville Dam

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Lake Shelbyville Dam, Shelbyville, Illinois. This photograph was taken using kite aerial photography (KAP).   RobHuntley.ca

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KAP 2008-36: Lake Shelbyville Dam, Shelbyville, Illinois. July 6, 2008

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Lake Shelbyville Dam was created for flood damage reduction. It was built over the 1963 to 1970 time period. Ironically at the time I was there a large area of the area above the dam (at the top left of the first picture) was almost completely submerged and roped off. Presumably the dam helped to mitigate damage downstream. The reservoir offers recreational opportunities such as swimming, boating and fishing. These photos were taken from a camera rig suspended below a kite (Kite Aerial Photography - KAP). Lake Shelbyville Dam near Shelbyville, Illinois. The reservoir in the background offers many recreational...

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