Bill McCormick explains how the Buffalo Bill Dam was designed.

Retired U.S. Bureau of Reclamation engineer Bill McCormick knows the darkness well, from weaving through miles of underground tunnels and diving into murky water to blow holes into rocks to occasionally losing dam workers in horrific accidents.

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Greg Buchel

Very interesting piece. Journalistically, it is kind of lacking. An article promoting and event should appear in print more than 2-3 days before the event.

It has 25 paragraphs and the details of the event don't appear until the 22nd. At least the online version has the time of the event. The print version does not. Where in the PC Library is the event held?

The editors should have made sure this information appears in the article and the article should have run in Tuesday's edition at the latest.

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