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Conveyor Suspension Bridge

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Conveyor Suspension Bridge
Description When viewing the conveyor suspension bridge from here at the east anchor, it can be readily seen that this means afforded the simplest solution to the problem of delivering such great quantities of aggregate to the West Mix, and also the bulk cement to the east mix. Upon completion of the MWAK contract the construction plant and facilities were turned over to the government for a lump sum of $100,000, and the transmission line and substation for $25,000. The construction plant and the... Begun on April 16, 1935, this suspension bridge would carry the aggregate conveyor belt and the 11-inch cement line to east mix across the Columbia River.
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Conveying machinery--Construction--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Conveying machinery--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Conveying Machinery
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p146.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1008
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 146)-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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