Tag Archives: North Platte River

Seminoe: North Platte River, WY

Seminoe Dam is a concrete-arch structure. Dam and powerplant construction began in 1936 and was completed in 1939. The powerplant was updated in the mid-1970s, and other improvements made starting in 2001. Read on 

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Kortes: North Platte River, WY

Kortes dam is located about 54 miles southwest of Casper in Black Canyon. The plant has three 18,500-horsepower Francis-type turbines and three 12,000-kilowatt generators with a combined capacity of 36,000 kilowatts. Read on 

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Guernsey: North Platte River, WY

Guernsey Dam is an earthfill dam. The dam creates Guernsey Reservoir, the last of the 5 major reservoirs on the North Platte River in Wyoming. Read on 

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Glendo: North Platte River, WY

Glendo Dam is located on the North Platte River in Wyoming. The earthfill dam is 2,096 feet long and 190 feet high, containing two hydroelectric turbines. Read on 

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Fremont Canyon: North Platte River, WY

The powerplant generates power during releases of stored water from Pathfinder Reservoir of the North Platte Project. Read on 

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Alcova: North Platte River, WY

Alcova Reservoir and its surrounding lands provide excellent water oriented recreational facilities and is the primary recreation area for Casper and the surrounding region. Sailboating and water skiing in summer and ice fishing in winter attract many visitors each year. … Read on 

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