Images of the Past

Building Orman Dam - 1907

Season 1 Episode 30 | 1m 14s

Loading Player...

Orman Dam and Belle Fourche Reservoir - the first federal Bureau of Reclamation Project in the nation - were built to help farmers in South Dakota's Butte County irrigate their cropland.

Aired: 03/25/15 | Rating: NR

Support is provided by the Friends of SDPB

More Episodes

See all Episodes

More History Shows

Browse all History Shows

Sign into PBS

By creating an account, you acknowledge that PBS may share your information with our member stations and our respective service providers, and that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Confirm Your Local Station

To help you find your favorite shows and great local content, we've selected a PBS station in your area.

Please confirm that WETA is your preferred local station, or choose another station below.