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Excavation Activities

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Title Excavation Activities
Description Two months later driving of the piling along the west bank of the river for the cofferdam was proceeding rapidly. Note the excavation being done with buggies having a capacity of 30 cubic yards, and drawn buy 75 horsepower tractors, which dump the material on grizzlies where bulldozers force it thru onto the lateral conveyor belts. Under the MWAK contract common excavation for the dam foundation, powerhouses and pumping plant was bit at $1.00 per cubic yard, and under CBI it was $1.50....
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; Cofferdams--Designs--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Dump trucks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Cranes, derricks, etc.--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Excavation--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)--Excavation; Suspension Bridge--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Spoil banks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Power shovels--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Piling (Civil engineering)--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 709b1v1p64.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,689
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 64)-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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