The Emerald Mile
The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand CanyonBook - 2013
From Library Staff
multcolib_tamaf May 06, 2014
It's the spring of 1983 and a massive snowmelt causes the Colorado River to threaten to overtop the Glen Canyon Dam. Beneath a full moon a group of river guides secretly launch a small wooden boat just below the dam's base as engineers begin a massive release of water to avoid a dam failure. The ... Read More »
multcolib Nov 25, 2013
In spring of 1983, a massive snowmelt sent runoff racing down the Colorado River toward the Glen Canyon Dam. Worried federal officials desperately scrambled to avoid a worst-case scenario: one of the most dramatic dam failures in history.