History

Virginia Ranch Dam Project History

Explaining the Loan, Property Tax, and BondsĀ 

Before Collins Lake

The BVID Diversion Dam on The Yuba River Around 1890

1901 Irrigation Investigation In California

Virginia Ranch, History of Yuba County California

BVID News Articles from 1870-1902

Virginia Ranch Dam

The Building of a Dam

In this PDF you will find a summary of the construction of Virginia Ranch Dam and a link that opens a You Tube Slide Show about the construction of Virginia Ranch Dam. The video showcases many photos, which are from the early 1960s, of the Dam’s construction.

 

The Building of a Dam Slides Part 1

The Building of a Dam Slides Part 2

The two links just above will allow you to view the slides from the You Tube Video “The Building of a Dam”.