Item 79419 - Mt. Zircon Reservoir, Rumford, 1914
- Item 79419 - Mt. Zircon Reservoir, Rumford, 1914
- Contributed by Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
- Item 79419
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This photograph shows the completed, but empty, reservoir on Mt. Zircon Brook. The Mt. Zircon Dam measured 847 feet long and 57 feet high at the center, with a concrete core wall, four feet thick the entire length of it, set on solid ledge.Show Details
The drainage area of the watershed is 2.6 square miles and its tributary was the Mt. Zircon Brook. The famous Mt. Zircon moontide springs are located and spill over within the watershed.