Historic Photograph of the Shaver Lake Dam and Millpond

November 12, 2014 11:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts cshs06 THE SHAVER DAM and MILLPOND – The Shaver Dam. MillPond, and Mill are visible in this photograph. Construction started on this giant mill in 1892 and by 1900 it was the major economic force in eastern Fresno County. The site of the mill is located within the water impounded behind the “new” dam completed in 1927. The mill site is 120 feet below the high water mark of the current dam. Our web site store has a great selection of historic Shaver Lake photo’s for sale! As well as books and Oral Histories. 

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