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Excavation and Cofferdam Construction

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Title Excavation and Cofferdam Construction
Description Here the excavation has progressed considerably. Trucks on the Westside have been supplanted by the $75,000 conveyor belt system to Rattlesnake Canyon, except in the area of the west slides, which can be seen in the extreme right of the picture. The highway on the west side has been raised, and the west cofferdam is beginning to take shape. On Nov. 30, 1934 MWAK Co. purchased from the Inland Steel Co. of Chicago, thru the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 20,000 tons of steel sheet piling for... Updated view of excavation activities and construction of the Westside cofferdam.
Relation Part of: Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Cofferdams--Construction--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Excavation--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Cofferdams; Excavation
Type Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p48.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,681
Date 1935 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 48)-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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