Floyd Dominy, 1909-2010

Posted on | April 23, 2010 | No Comments

Click on the photo of Glen Canyon Dam to enlarge the image, or click on the Dominy napkin sketch of the same thing for a beautiful account of a 1997 dinner at the former Reclamation commissioner's home by Glen Canyon Institute president Richard Ingebretsen. "We met at his house in the afternoon. On his several acre property were over one dozen dams; he is a beaver to be sure," Ingebretsen wrote.

“Floyd Dominy, who made it his mission to improve nature by, among other things, damming the Colorado River at Glen Canyon and creating the more user-friendly Lake Powell, has died at the age of 100,” reports the High Country News.

“Some had hoped that Glen Canyon Dam would go first … ” To keep reading click here.

Click on the birthday invitation for a remembrance of Dominy by the US Bureau of Reclamation.


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