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Frink-Chambers 7th grade GEAR UP students tour the Eufaula Dam Operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Twenty-eight Frink-Chambers seventh grade GEAR UP students recently toured the Eufaula Dam operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers near Porum. Construction of the Eufaula Dam began in December 1956 to provide flood control, water supply, hydroelectric power, and navigation to the area. The project was completed in February 1964 and began full flood control. Five months later, power was generated. Students began the tour by breaking into three small groups led by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees: Johnny Bray, plant manager; Anthony Condi, electrician; Tim Edwards, electrician; Garrett Mason, mechanic; and Rob Moores, mechanic. The groups visited

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