The Black Canyon Dam was constructed on the Payette in 1924 not as a storage facility, but to divert water into the Emmett and Black Canyon Canals, which vastly increased the irrigated acreage in Gem County and the Emmett Valley. This photograph...
Limbert, Robert W., 1885-1933. --Archaeological expeditions-Idaho. --Idaho-Description and travel.
Two field notebooks and related papers. One notebook contains brief narrative accounts of field trips to areas around Boise, including the Payette and Snake River canyons. Robert Limbert was a participant on some of these expeditions.
Weiser & Payette, Statesman Anniversary Edition 1939 - 1940. Foreground is Payette Eastside Elementary School (with brick arches above the windows). The next building over in the background is Payette High School.