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Downstream Cofferdam

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Downstream Cofferdam
Description This is the beginning of the downstream arm of the Westside cofferdam, in December of 1934. This structure was destined to be the largest of its kind ever constructed. The importance of the cofferdams installed during the first contract can hardly be over stated, for upon their triumph or failure the success of the whole undertaking depended. Construction of downstream arm of the Westside Cofferdam to divert the Columbia River.
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; Tie Rods--Timber Cribs--Cofferdam--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Timber Cribs--Cofferdam--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 709b1v1p60.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,686
Date 12/1/1934 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 60)-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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