This is Glen Canyon Dam, just outside of Page, Arizona. It’s one of the many hydroelectric dams built on the Colorado River during the great dam-building era that stretched from the ’30s into the ’50s and ’60s. The dam forms Lake Powell, which I’m told is quite beautiful, though environmentalists would like to dismantle the dam and revive Glen Canyon, which was also quite beautiful before it got flooded. For now, though, the dam is here to stay.

January 27, 2020 — Coconino County, Arizona

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