Proposed dam in Eshom Valley

A bit of historic trivia. Back when The Army Corps of Engineers were surveying for Terminus Dam they were also surveying Eshom Valley for a dam site. Since the North Fork Kaweah had alot of power potential the plan was to dam up and flood Eshom Valley with water diverted from the North Fork Kaweah via a tunnel. The North Fork and Eshom Creek would have been dewatered while generating power downstream somewhere, probably so far downstream as to ruin the North Fork for boating. Other additional dam sites were Dry Creek and the valley south of the Lemon Cove where water would be diverted from the Main Kaweah to increase the storage capacity of the Kaweah drainage.
This information was found on this kayaking site,