The Grand Valley Diversion Dam along the Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado, Sunday, July 5, 2015. The dam is a 14-foot (4.3 m) high, 546-foot (166 m) long concrete roller dam with six gates, which were the first and largest of their kind to be installed in the United States. The dam is primarily used for irrigation for the Grand Valley. Also photographed is Dam Tender Al Gallegos (cq) - 970-261-4448.
Photo by Matt Nager