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Stanislaus River Before Melones Dam

Posted on | December 2, 2013 | No Comments

This footage from 1975 captures life along the Stanislaus River before New Melones Reservior. This film was made as an effort to keep the Melones Dam from being built. Right or wrong, the Dam did flood the River’s whitewater runs, limestone caves, Indian relics and Gold Rush history.

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