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Pre-Construction View of Grand Coulee Dam Site

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Pre-Construction View of Grand Coulee Dam Site
Description When the United States Government learned that the Columbia Basin Commission had approved and executed the contract between the government and the Commission for the construction of Grand Coulee Dam, it called for bids for excavating some 2,000,000 cubic yards of earth and 40,000 yards of rock at the dam site. Twenty-two bids were received by the Bureau of Reclamation at Spokane, Washington, on Nov. 20, 1933, with David H. Ryan of San Diego, Calif. being the low bidder, First excavation at... Grand Coulee Dam Site following minimal excavation activities.
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Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Aerial photography--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Climatic changes--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley Grand Coulee--Washington (State)
Type Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p40.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,677
Date 1/6/1934 2008
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 40)-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

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