Prakasam Barrage the lifeline for thousand of hectares of paddy and other cash crops in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, was built between 1954 and 57 on Krishna River. The search for chronicling its history yielded no results for the engineers in service. Incidentally, a Masula-based professor K.S. Krishna Prasad, grandson of an Executive Engineer Kattoji Satyachari who had worked on the barrage construction works between 1953 and 1955, found an album of rare pictures of Prakasam Barrage works. The Hindu correspondent T. Appala Naidu gathers those rare pictures.