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Governor Clarence D. Martin's One Hour of Work

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Governor Clarence D. Martin's One Hour of Work
Description Governor Clarence D. Martin, in a ceremony attended by many state notables and government officials, dumped a bucket of concrete for the first official pour on Dec. 06, 1935. Governor Martin is the man striding along the right side of the pile of concrete inside the form. The last concrete placed under the MWAK contract was in block 34-F at 8:00 PM. Jan. 10, 1938. Governor Clarence D. Martin poured the first official pour in the dam on Dec. 06, 1935, in block 16G."(Note: For this he received a check from M.W.A.K. for 75 cents for 1 hour of concrete labor)" The test pours of block 14G was not an official pour. The first mix of concrete was Nov. 28, 1935.
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Martin, Clarence D. (Clarence Daniel), 1886-1955 Concrete; Trestles
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p132.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1001
Date 12/6/1935 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. 2, Page 132)-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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