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.
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USGS Photo Gallery of Taum Sauk Disaster


The USGS has a page devoted to the Taum Sauk disaster.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.


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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.
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50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state.
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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.
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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

Post your trip reports here.
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