The Year The Army Stopped Niagara Falls

#History

Fri, Mar 19th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

In 1969, the Army Corps of Engineers accomplished an awesome feat: They turned off Niagara Falls. They did it to clean up the area, and check for structural integrity. Here are pictures of this bizarre episode in structural engineering history. Check out also this documentary about the falls.

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