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Worker Resting On His Jackhammer

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Worker Resting On His Jackhammer
Description The indolent manner in which these highscalers are draped over their tools indicates experience rather than indifference. in the hands of a novice a jackhammer seems to be a wild and raving tool, filled with perverse notions and quirks, manageable only by a constant fight and struggle. Jackhammers weigh from 57 to 76 pounds, and use about 125 cubic feet of air per minute under 90 pounds pressure. Jackhammers accounted for nearly 40% of the available compressed air on the job under MWAK....
Relation Part of: Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Power hammers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete dams--Foundations--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Construction workers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Spoil banks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Construction employees; Construction equipment
Type Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p111-A.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,671
Publisher Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm
Source A History of the Columbia Basin Project (Vol. 1, Page 111-A)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
Rights To order a reproduction please see: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/policies.htm , or contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections: (509) 335-6691. For permission to publish please contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections: (509) 335-6691.
Format Original photographic prints were scanned at 24 bit 3000 pixels by the long side for master TIFF files on an Plustek OpticBook 3600 Plus. Also, 24 bit 150 PPI JPEGs were created with the OpticBook 3600 Plus and added to the CONTENTdm database at the WSU Libraries
Language English
Date 2008

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