I did some more sleuthing....
In 1836 Davis Bridge was built over the Deerfield River.
Davis Bridge was the location of the Whitingham Station.
http://www.townofwhitingham-vt.org/site ... 011-03.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
1923 Construction of Harriman Dam (former site of Davis Bridge); was reportedly the largest earth-fill dam in the world-200 feet high, 1,300 feet wide at base, and 1,250 feet long at the crest. By 1924, a 2.5 mile tunnel was completed to the powerhouse. When the dam was being built, the workers bunked in Armour Refrigerator cars!
eBook - source
https://books.google.com/books?id=UqkvA ... er&f=false
Newspaper article 1923
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1 ... 11,5477668" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;