The great-great-great grandchildren of J.D. Bowersock, the man responsible for the Bowersock dam in 1879, participate in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, May 16, 2011, for the $20 million project to build a new hydroelectric power plant on the north bank of the Kansas River. Throwing dirt from left are Henry Nelson 9, Hillary Griggs, 10, Hugh Griggs, 4, Oona Nelson, 6 and Lyle Griggs, 8.

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