John Trisdale, one of the clearing contractors, designed a hugh steel ball, eight feet in diameter, made of one inch boiler plate, weighing about 8,000 pounds.
View showing use of 4.5 ton, 8' diameter steel ball in Hungry Horse reservoir clearing operations. May 3, 1950. Reclamation Photo Database.
Hungry Horse dam, Photos, Bureau of Reclamation - Managing water and 4.5 ton, 8 foot diameter steel ball used in Hungry Horse clearing
This ingenious 4.5 ton, 8-foot diameter ball was used in 1950 for clearing operations on 6,207 acres in the Hungry Horse Reservoir.
Hungry Horse was no weak sister of a project. The dam itself was the fourth largest one in the world when it was completed in 1953.
in the wilds of Montana at the site of the Hungry Horse Dam projects. with steel cable and use the the cable as a giant scythe,
Hungry Horse Dam, on Montana's Flathead River, 4½-ton steel ball to a couple of tractors and pulling it through dead timber and over
This huge metal ball (above) was used to clear land in and around the Hungry Horse Reservoir. It measures 8 feet across, and weighs in at 4
Figure 3 South Fork of the Flathead River at the Hungry Horse dam site. an axle that bisected the ball and provided a point of linkage for 2-inch steel.
The construction of the Hungry Horse Dam on the South Fork of the Flathead River transformed the natural landscape dragged 8-foot, 4½-ton steel balls.
Oh, the days of yore, when it seemed like a good idea to log the trees near Hungry Horse, Montana by sending four-and-a-half ton steel balls
As experts in property history documentation, Hess, Roise and Company was hired by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to document the history of Hungry Horse
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A man works a jackhammer at the site of the Hungry Horse Dam. “Operation Highball,” named for the heavy steel balls, 8 feet in diameter,
We spend the week boondocking at Hungry Horse Reservoir and They came up with a 4.5 ton steel ball that was 8 foot in diameter.
The Hungry Horse News spoke to a young man who said he 675,000 Ford Explorers Recalled for Ball Joint Problem.
Kalispell witnessed two deaths during the years he worked on Hungry Horse Dam. “The iron workers were putting up a steel skeleton,
After a year of closure, visitors will be able to delve into the history of the dam once more.
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