Not Many People Know The Deadly Secret This Historic Wyoming Dam Harbors

When the Buffalo Bill Dam was constructed in the early 1900s, it was one of the first concrete dams in the country to be built over 300 feet and, at the time, it was world’s tallest dam. The project was an ambitious one, requiring extensive construction through Shoshone Canyon not only on the dam, but to create an access road from Cody. While the colossal structure still stands today giving testament to American ingenuity and quality craftsmanship, it also harbors the horrifying secret that its construction cost two men their lives.

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