For many years I have been looking at a simple white cross high above Intake II near Aspendell, and trying to figure out what it was for. Finally, we just decided to walk up there and have a look.
The first surprise was a pipe that carries water from the South Lake drainage into Intake II. Who knew.
The second surprise was what the cross was commemorating. I thought it would be a death during construction. Instead it is a tribute a young man. Apparently, he liked to catch fish at Intake II and had friends and family who loved him.
The view from the cross is hard to beat. RIP.