Empire District Electric Company Power Dam Falls

Chautauqua Park
Beloit, Kansas 67420

Empire Power Dam Falls Map
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Empire District Electric Company Power Dam Falls - Riverton, Kansas
Empire Power Dam Falls - Riverton, Kansas
Empire District Electric Company Power Dam Falls

The waterfall over the Empire District Electric Company's Power Dam at Riverton, Kansas is the most impressive water feature that I have found in Kansas to date. The power, the sound, the experience of standing on the Highway 107 bridge and seeing the waterfall over the dam extend for a quarter mile combine to create a special experience.

The overflow (or overfall) dam is one of two dams which form the 400 acre Lake Lowell from Spring River and Shoal Creek. The no longer operating Lowell Hydroelectric Plant is located on the other dam. The active power plant is the coal fired Empire District Electric Company Plant near Historic Route 66.

Empire Power Dam Falls
Empire Power Dam Falls - Riverton, Kansas


 

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
 Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Lake Lowell - Riverton, Kansas
400 acre Lake Lowell

Lowell Hydroelectric Plant - Lowell, Kansas
Lowell Hydroelectric Plant is located about a half mile south of the Riverton overflow dam

Empire District Electric Company - Riverton, Kansas
Empire District Electric Company as seen from historic Route 66

Empire Power Dam Falls Map - Riverton, Kansas
Empire Power Dam Falls Map

Kansas Route 66 Pages:
Galena   Galena 2   Riverton   Baxter Springs   Empire Power Dam Falls
4 Women on the Route  Galena Mining and Historical Museum
 Eisler Brothers Store Cafe on the Route   Baxter Springs Heritage Center
Schermerhorn Park & Southeast Kansas Nature Center

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