Located on the Clark Fork River in northwestern Montana, Noxon Rapids was completed in 1959. Noxon Reservoir and the surrounding lands provide many recreational opportunities, and the reservoir is one of the top bass fisheries in the state of Montana. A $45 million upgrade of all four turbines was recently completed, and allows us to generate more power with the same amount of water.
Constructed: 1959Licensed Generating Capacity: 488 MWDam Height: 260 feetGenerating Units: 5
Cabinet Gorge dam and powerhouse are located on the Clark Fork River in northern Idaho, although much of the reservoir lies in Montana. To construct the concrete arch dam,1,700 people worked around-the-clock in order to help solve the critical Northwest energy shortage of the late 1940s and early 1950s, completing it in just 21 months.
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