Linn Grove Dam

River/Stream: Little Sioux River

Location: Linn Grove, Buena Vista County
        Latitude: 42.895592
        Longitude: -95.244898
        Click here to view an aerial map of the dam.

Built: 1875

Owner: Buena Vista County Conservation Board

Height: 10 feet

Length: 210 feet

Hazards: usage, height

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Photo by Lynn Graesing

Fatalities 3

  • June 29, 2013, Robert Wiese, lost control of a motor boat while launching it in high water above the dam
  • May 30, 2000, Charles Ebel, fell in while fishing
  • April 24, 1962, John Rex, fishing boat capsized

  • June 26, 2010, close call for 3 swimmers YouTube