Cushman Dam No. 2
Cushman No. 2 Hydroelectric Power Plant
Cushman Dam No. 2, seen from Kokanee
|Location||Mason County, Washington, USA|
|Nearest city||Hoodsport, Washington|
|Area||25 acres (10 ha)|
|Architect||Tacoma City Light; Bonnel,J.E., & Sons|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival, Other|
|MPS||Hydroelectric Power Plants in Washington State, 1890--1938 MPS|
|NRHP Reference #||88002757|
|Added to NRHP||December 15, 1988|
Cushman Dam No. 2 is a hydroelectric dam on the North Fork of the Skokomish River in Mason County, Washington, United States, forming Lake Kokanee. Built in 1930, its three 27,000 kilowatt generators provide 233 million kilowatt-hours annually to the Tacoma Power system. Along with Cushman Dam No. 1, it is part of Tacoma Power's Cushman Project.
Construction began in 1929 and power production began in December 1930. The dam is 575 feet (175 m) long, 8 feet (2.4 m) wide at the top and 40 feet (12 m) at the base. It is 235 feet tall. Its reservoir, Lake Kokanee, is 2 miles (3.2 km) long.
- National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Soderberg, Lisa (October 23, 1986), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Cushman No. 2 Hydroelectric Power Plant (PDF), retrieved February 19, 2015.
- "Cushman Hydroelectric Project Timeline" (PDF). Tacoma Power. Retrieved 2009-07-14.
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