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Gravel Processing Plant

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Gravel Processing Plant
Description The gravel processing plant was rebuilt between contracts into the world's largest plant of its kind; twice the size of the one used at Boulder Dam. Its capacity was 20,000 cubic yards of aggregate per day. The four towers on the far side of the main building are fitted with zigzag steps or baffles to prevent any breaking or chipping of the aggregates as they fall from the conveyor to the stockpiles. The pumping plant for the gravel plant may be seen built on a pier projecting out into the... Aerial Photograph of the entire gravel processing plant for production of concrete to be used in the Grand Coulee Dam.
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Sand and gravel plants--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Aggregate processing plants--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley; Concrete plants--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Concrete; Construction equipment
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p120.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,994
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. 2, Page 120)-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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