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View of Eastside Pit and West Cofferdam Excavation

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Title View of Eastside Pit and West Cofferdam Excavation
Description Here at Grand Coulee Dam, construction methods and mechanisms were extended to new horizons. The conveyor system of handling muck began with the members of the MWAK Co. In 1931-32 the Silas Mason Co. used such a system in construction of the Boston Traffic Tunnel, and the Mason, Walsh Construction Co. used the conveyor system of carrying material when constructing the diversion tunnels at Ft. Peck Dam. At Grand Coulee Dam the system received its most severe test in handling more than 13...
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; Cranes, derricks, etc.--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Excavation--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)-Excavation; Spoil banks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Power shovels--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Piling (Civil engineering)--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Whirley crane--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Lattice boom cranes (Excavating machinery)--Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.) Gantry cranes--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Cofferdams; Excavation; Cranes
Type Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p68.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,691
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 68)-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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