Virtual Guidebook to the Snake River Plain and Southern Idaho
Twin Falls Area
Idaho


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Looking across at a surviving remnant of the "Thousand Springs" on the Snake River. Most of these spring-fed waterfalls have been redirected into power plants or fish hatcheries.

(July 25, 2005)


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Railroad tracks separate North Railroad Street from South Railroad Street in the town.

(July 26, 2005)


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An irrigation canal and rich agricultural land in the Magic Valley, north of the Snake River.

(July 26, 2005)


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Twin Falls on the Snake River, almost obliterated by hydroelectric development

(August 6, 2011)


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A modern bridge has replaced the historic suspension bridge at Hansen Crossing

(August 6, 2011)


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The immense barrier of the Snake River gorge was first bridged here at Hansen Crossing

(August 6, 2011)


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The 454 foot high Perrine Bridge over the Snake River at Twin Falls, a mecca for BASE jumpers. It was between here and Shoshone Falls in 1974 that daredevil Evel Kneivel unsucessfully attempted to jump the canyon on a rocket-powered motorcycle.

(July 26, 2005)


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