Engineering marvel Unaweep Canyon Hanging Flume to be reconstructed

Hanging Flume in 1891 shortly after it was completed. The flume was 4 feet deep and 6 feet wide.



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Hanging Flume in 1891 shortly after it was completed. The flume was 4 feet deep and 6 feet wide.

The hanging flume, of which 7 of its 13 miles clings to a red-rock wall along the San Miguel River in the San Miguel and Dolores Rivers canyons, might leave viewers wondering why and when this…




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