Yesterday the Mill River was fed into its original bed through the former dam site. To everyone's excitement, natural riverbed material (gravel, cobbles, sand, a few boulders) still lay beneath the tons of riprap, wood, and concrete that comprised the Whittenton Dam. Check out a photo from today compared with the same view from 2010.
Here's today (looking downstream):
And here's September 2010:
The work goes quickly. Here are a few shots of the construction work: