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Roosevelt Dam: 100 years of shoring up Arizona’s growth

On March 18, 1911, an entourage that included former President Theodore Roosevelt and territorial Gov. Richard E. Sloan rode up Apache Trail to dedicate the largest masonry dam in the world. Theodore Roosevelt Dam would tame the capricious Salt River, making the Valley blossom with farms and, later, subdivisions.
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