Tag Archives: Missouri

Taum Sauk Park Supt. Jerry Toops on the Roar, the Miracle and Dealing with Hypothermia Burning

Taum Sauk State Park Superintendent Jerry Toops gave his first press conference after a billion gallons of water from Ameron’s pumped storage facility washed away his home and children. Like this:Like Loading…

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USGS Photo Gallery of Taum Sauk Disaster

The USGS has a page devoted to the Taum Sauk disaster. Like this:Like Loading…

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Fund Raisers for Taum Sauk Superintendent's Children Still in Critical Condition

Below is a summary of articles on the Taum Sauk dam disaster in the past week. Like this:Like Loading…

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Taum Sauk Upper Reservoir Disaster

The Upper Reservoir at the Taum Sauk Pumped Storage Plant has been breached flooding the Black River and creating havoc and washing out roads and buildings downstream. Like this:Like Loading…

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Engineers Honor North America's First Pumped Storage Generators at Taum Sauk

A PR Report says The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) presented AmerenUE’s Taum Sauk pumped-storage hydroelectric plant its prestigious “Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing” award. Like this:Like Loading…

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Peter Thompson’s Geology of Highpoints

Peter Thompson at the University of New Hampshire has an elegant and comprehensive description website about the geology of the highpoints of each state. Like this:Like Loading…

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State County Highpoints

County Highpoints is the defacto website and forum for highpointers. Once you visit the 50 states, you’ve caught the bug and next logical spot are the 3,500+ county highpoints. Like this:Like Loading…

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50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state. Like this:Like Loading…

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Official Summit Benchmark Datasheet Histories

Richard Carey at peakbagging.com has put together a very useful list of summit benchmark information as well as the official U.S. Government datasheets on the history of the benchmark. Like this:Like Loading…

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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

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