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McGee Bend Reservoir (Lake Sam Rayburn)

Collections in this category document the history of the McGee Bend Reservoir (Lake Sam Rayburn).


A Plan for Highway Development in Vicinity of McGee Bend Reservoir, 1959

A Plan for Highway Development in Vicinity of McGee Bend Reservoir, 1959

A 1959 publication of the Texas Highway Department detailing plans for highway development in the area of the McGee Bend Reservoir, which was renamed Lake Sam Rayburn.

Map of McGee Bend Reservoir Under Construction, 1960

Map of McGee Bend Reservoir Under Construction, 1960

June 1960 U.S. Army Corps of Engineer map of McGee Bend Reservoir during construction of the dam.