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Building Construction Railroad

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Building Construction Railroad
Description Laying the rails of the construction railroad in the Grand Coulee just south of Eagle Rock. Upon completion of the railway in June of 1935, the contractor, David H. Ryan, received $269,533.97 for his work. On Oct. 01, 1934 the MWAK Co. let a contract to Walker and Zebarth, of Los Angeles for the construction of a 11,000-volt transmission line from Coulee City to the damsite, a distance of approximately 30 miles. on Nov. 18, 1934 the line was energized. On Oct. 8, 1934 the MWAK Co. signed an...
Relation Part of: Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Railroads--Washington (State)--Columbia River; Railroads--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Railroads--Design and construction--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Construction workers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Railroads
Type Photographs
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v1p91.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,705
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 91)-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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