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Pulling Steel Sheet Cofferdams

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Pulling Steel Sheet Cofferdams
Description Pulling the interlocking steel sheet piling of the cofferdams and piers was accomplished with these power clamps operated by steam hoists on derrick barges. In construction of the steel cofferdams it was estimated that steam hammers weighing up to 7,000 pounds each, had to strike 30 blows every time a strip of steel piling was driven one inch. With thirty or more of these hammers in operation at one time the din was terrific. The till into which the piling had to be driven was so dense that...
Relation Part of: Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Steel Piling--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Construction workers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Cofferdams
Type Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p85.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,702
Date 3/15/1937 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 85)-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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