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Battery of Aggregate and Cement Hoppers

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Battery of Aggregate and Cement Hoppers
Description Here is shown a battery of aggregate and cement hoppers on the batching floor of the MWAK mixing plant. Each is connected with an automatic scale which can be set for any desired mix. In the middle are the two cement hoppers, having a screw feed from the storage bin above. In the center is the pneumatic ram for turning the batching chute into position for the mixers below. These hoppers filled in 10 seconds and emptied their charge into the mixers in 10 seconds and emptied their charge... Mixing plant in preparation to load 4-yard concrete batches. These are prepared for the Blaw-Knox concrete buckets Each is 8 feet thick, 70 inches in diameter and capable of carrying 125 cubic feet or 4 2/3 cubic yards of material a piece.
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Concrete storage--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Pumping Plant; Construction equipment; Concrete
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p130.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1000
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 130)-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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