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Downstream Arms of Cross River Cofferdam

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Title Downstream Arms of Cross River Cofferdam
Description This is the start of the downstream arm of the crossriver cofferdam projecting from the east shore. A power barge is maneuvering two timber cribs into position preparatory to sinking. In the background is the first east side cofferdam, constructed of Wakefield piling, back of which the east side excavation is in progress.' At Boulder and Bonneville Dams the government designed the cofferdams and assumed responsibility for damages that might result from breaking or overtopping by the waters,...
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; 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; Trestle construction--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 709b1v1p80.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,698
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 80)-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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