Willow Beach Gauging Station

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Willow Beach Gauging Station
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Willow Beach Gauging Station
Willow Beach Gauging Station is located in Nevada
Willow Beach Gauging Station
Willow Beach Gauging Station is located in the US
Willow Beach Gauging Station
Nearest city Boulder City, Nevada
Coordinates 35°53′17″N 114°40′57″W / 35.88806°N 114.68250°W / 35.88806; -114.68250Coordinates: 35°53′17″N 114°40′57″W / 35.88806°N 114.68250°W / 35.88806; -114.68250
Built 1934
Architect U.S. Geological Survey; Baumgartner,J.A.
NRHP Reference # 86000587
Added to NRHP March 21, 1986[1]

Willow Beach Gauging Station is a gauging station located within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The Willow Beach Gauging Station was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on March 21, 1986.

The cables, catwalk, trail and gauging station that are listed in the register are located on the Colorado River north of Willow Beach between Lake Mead and Lake Mohave. The gauging station and was built in 1931 to measure to flow downstream from Hoover Dam.[2]

The station is on the Nevada side of the river. Access is from the river or from a tramway on the Arizona side of the river.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Willow Beach Gaging Station". List of Classified Structures. National Park Service. 2008-11-26. 
  3. ^ "Willow Beach Gaging Station" (PDF). National Park Service. 1986-03-21.