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October 15, 1980     Cloverdale Reveille
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October 15, 1980

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Page 6- Wednesday, October 15, 1980 Jim Anders, park ranger, is showing a model of the Stilling Basin. As water is released from the dam it comes oat at a high rate of speed. The Stilling Basin is designed to slow the water down thus helping to prevent erosion from the streambed below the dam. The model also incorporates the beginning of the fish ladder which allows the fish migrating up stream to go to the hatchery. PhOto by Janice. Water being held back by the Warm Springs Coffer Dam accumulated by last winter's rains. Elevation is 454 feet above sea level. The fish hatchery and connecting bridge between the Visitors Center and Fish Hatchery. Target date for completion of the hatchery is November, 1980. In the backgroand is the conveyor belt. Warm Spring 7 /i ./ i i t Visitors Center opened in June, 1980, with approximately 15,000 center in a little over three months. 65 percent m By JANICE COREY completed Photos by BOB TRUSLER Warm Springs Dam is about sixty-five percent Completed today, says Steve Phelps, park manager. Night and day, over and over, huge earth movers criss-cross the valley and hillsides at the Warm Springs Dam-Lake Sonoma site. They are followed by huge graders, discs and finally rollers to compact the fill. The drivers climb into their cabs at six a.m. Twenty hours, two ten-hour shifts, they carve thousands of cubic yards of earth out o{ the mountainsides and plant it at the confluence of Warm Springs and Dry Creek, the site of the Dam. The engines are shut down at 2 a.m. and cws work until 6 a.m. to maintain the equipment. The process begins all over again at 6 a.m. Across the.valley, they work round th clock. At the northeastern, or side of the dam, three shifts of workers are finishing work on the huge system for releasing water from what will be Lake Sonoma into Dry Creek. When the project is completed four concrete tunnels will deliver water from the lake to a 300-foot high shaft, a giant concrete blender in which the desired quality of water will be achieved before it goes --What Lurks Within the Haunted House? Dare to Find Out October 31 7:30 - 10 p.m. 102 Mulberry St. Students - 50 cents (Sth Grade & Under) Adults- 75 cents Sponsored by the Cloverdale Ponytail League through Dry Creek. Work on is about date is November hatchery Center will mid-1981. Annual Fall Rummage St.Peter's Altar Socie Oct. 13 - Oct. St.Peter's Hall Healdsburg Ave. at Hw Cloverdale lOa.m. - 5p.m. Benefit; CCD Program for Asti Oak RESTAURANT and Deli DINNER SPECIAL Chicken - $3.95, Ribs - $4.95 THIS WEEK'S WINNERS Dinner for 2- Carey Hubkey, Cloverdale Case of Beer - K. Rizzolo, Geyserville Case of Soda - Steve Jobe, Cloverdale Take Asti Exit off 101, Right at Stop Sign, Right Again on Asti Store Rd. Featuring. Prime Rib Fri., Sat., & Sun. The Lockhorn DINING ROOM Lunch Served 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dinner Served 5 - 10 p.m. DAILY LUNCHEON SPECIALS Reservations W-Icome . 134 N. Cloverdale Blvd. 894-3224 ining Room Closed Tuesdays H the ungry Hutch SANDWICH SHOP and DELl This Space Available Call 894-3339 Only $5 per week 1 Delicious -. Dell Sandwiches ! Steamed Hot Dogs . salad Beer, Wine, Natural Sodas  Soft Drinks. 113 N. Cloverdale Blvd. LUNCH DINNER or Choose from Our Com We're Open Every Day from 6 a.m.' REDWOOD 504 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Closed This Space Available Call 894-3339 Only $5 per week Photograph of the entire conveyor belt with upper portion showing driver over hopper where the scrapers unload their material. The belt itself is in the center of the photo. Tower structure at bottom is called a Surge Bin. The small belts at the bottom are going to the loaders. .This Space Available Call 894-3339 "Only $5 per weak This Space Available Call 894-3339 Only $5 per week