PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
EID'S NEW HYDRO MANAGER Dan Gibson, left, and EID Director Bill George, trailed by Mountain Democrat Editor Michael Raffety, walk toward Flume 3 after hiking up from the American River. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
14-MILE TUNNEL is being widened so a small tracked vehicle can be used to clean out the trash rack instead of having an employee tangle from above to clean it out. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
STEVE FROST, an EID foreman bolts down braces on a wooden flume foundation as part of the Flume 4 replacement project Nov. 6. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
EID WORKERS construct a new flume section along the American River Canyon near White Hall. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
14-MILE TUNNEL is being widened so a small tracked vehicle can be used to clean out the trash rack instead of having an employee tangle from above to clean it out. Democrat photo by Michael Raffety
THREE HONCHOS — Left to right are Hydro Manager Dan Gibson, EID General manager Jim Abercrombie and Hydro and Maintenance Supervisor Steve Lindstrom. Democrat photo by Michael Raffety
MOUNTAIN DEMOCRAT PHOTO EDITOR Krysten Kellum walks along the canal as autumn leaves are reflected in the still, shallow water left in the canal as work is done on Flume 3 farther west from here. Steve Lindstrom runs along the canal and flumes daily. Democrat photo by Michael Raffety

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