The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998, July 03, 1952, Page 4, Image 4

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    July 3. 1952
4—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
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CTflPPFR Crawa at Detroit dam on North Santiam river gently ease 18-ton slab of re-
wlUrrLn inforccd concrete into place at mouth of diversion tunnel. Fourteen of slabs
were used to plug tunnel through which river flowed two years. Second man from right
holds telephone to direct crane operator atop cliff. At right is intake of temporary bypass tunnel.
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Construction crews called these
concrete slabs big "headaches."
Dam. completed ahead of sched­
ule. is backing up lake which
will cover the old Detroit site.
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James B. Kesterson of Mill City proudly displays the huge trout he caught in the deep hole down­
stream from the railroad bridge at Mill City last week. The fish weighed six pounds, two ounces,
and was 28* i inches in length. Kesterson uses a butcher's scales and rules to prove the size of his
prize catch. He caught the fish with a spinner.
(Photo courtesy The Capital Journal!
SPORTS PAGE
Softball Schedule
Santiam Softball
Entertains Many
PANORAMA v’*w
Detroit dam on North Santiam
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plete powerhouse (left at river level) and main highway grade
on opposite bank. Two-year project passed milestone Tuesday
with plugging of diversion tunnel through which river flowed
during construction. Water began backing up into reservoir.
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In the first game Monday, Mehama
defeated Chuck's 7 to 2. The game
was tight and well played and it was­
n’t until the seventh inning that Me­
hama nut the game away.
Dick
Parker hit two for three and batten
in three Mehama runs. Marlin Cote
limited Chuck’s to three hits and four
walks.
The line score:
R H E
Mehama
000 300 4—7 8 1
Chuck’s
010 000 1—2 3
In the second game Monday, the
Engineers defeated the Firemen 5 to
4. The Engineers nut across the win­
ning run in the top of the seventh
on a walk, a pair of stolen bases ana
a passed ball.
Lowery scored the
tying and winning runs for the Engi­
neers. Simbini hit one for two, drove
in one run and scored twice for the
winners.
Turner hit two for three,
drove in two runs, and scored once
for the losers.
The Firemen collected four hits of-
Wallingford while the Engineers man­
aged two hits off Jimmy Smith.
R H E
The line score:
Firemen
M0 020 0—4 4 4
Engineers
201 010 1—5 2 4
ALLEN FIELD SCHEDULE FOR
NEXT WEEK:
First Game Starts at 6:30 P.S.T.
Monday, July 7—
Little League Baseball:
Mill City vs. Jefferson
Tuesday, July 8—
Kelly vs. Chuck's
Lee Logging vs. Engineers
Wednesday, July 9—
Chuck’s vs. Engineers
Mehama vs. Firemen
Thursday. July 10—
Firemen vs. Lee Logging
Mehama vs. Kelly
Friday, July 11 —
M. C. Girls vs. Oswego Girls
Kelly vs. Oswego.
In the second game Tuesday, Me­
hama outran Lee Logging 23 to 15.
The line score:
R H E
Mehama
520 215 8—23 10 8
Lee Logging
000 351 6—15 6 8
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
In the final game of the first round
of play, the Firemen defeated Chuck's
5 to 1. Jimmy Smith turned in his
second fine pitching performance of
the week by limiting Chuck’s to two
hits. Lee Knowles hit two for four
for the Firemen and Dub Stewart
collected two hits in three trips, drove
in two runs and scored once for the
winners. Don Roy drove in Chuck’s
lone run with a double in two trips.
The line score:
R H E
Firemen
020 120 0—5 6 n
Chuck’s
010 000 0—1 2 9
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TUESDAY NIGHT
In the first game Tuesday, Kelly
defeated CBI Engineers 12 to 0. The
anticipateli close contest held true for
four innings and then Kelly explodes
to make a rout of the game. Howara
Means hit two for two for the win-
ners. Lowery hit two for three for
the losers.
During the War of the Revolution
The line score:
numerous colonial newspaper editors
Kelly
100 054 2
were forced to flee before the ad­
Engineers
000 000 0
vancing British army.
RFHFMDTK Upstream face of dam has five outlet valves visible.
□ £jIIL1 1.U 1 II Mouth of 1300-foot diversion tunnel was at lower left.
Concrete slabs were lowered from cliff top to block it. Reservoir filled fast.
SAVINGS
EARN
SOONER
YlfìvQ Head man at Detroit job is Rui-sll
DUùò Ho<fman. general superintendent for
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for dam.
Consolidated Builders.
at Salem Federal
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This is beginning of new Detroit lake.
Photo was taken 30 minutes before the
s finish-d plu I . ng diversion tunnel. Lake eventually will
nlnp milss i nsiream. (Photos by Robert P. Veness)
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we*ef swirls ever partially barr c ided mo-th
1 UrlllLLi o( Detroit dam diversion tunnel. Bridge au-v
ports will esrry highway over lip of d«m. Esch concre v
slab used as plug was coated with mastic to act as a sealer.
I Photos courtesy of The Oregonian!
• Money placed in your ac­
count during the first 10 days
of any month, earns from the
1st of that month. Start now'
earning our current 2 Vi % per
annum.
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