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Northward View of Dam Site

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Northward View of Dam Site
Description This view is looking northward across the dam site. In the right foreground is the town of Coulee Heights, and in the left center is that of Grand Coulee and Coulee Center. In the center of the picture is the excavation spoil bank, now almost filling Rattlesnake Canyon. In the early days many Indians made their winter camp in this sheltering canyon. During the annual run of salmon they caught many by stretching nets between rocks in the river at the mouth of this canyon. In the distance... Here is the entire Columbia Basin Construction Project in Full View. Here can be seen not only the construction towns, the dam, and the valley, but the massive amount of earth in Rattlesnake Canyon.
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Rattlesnake Canyon (Wash." Grand Coulee (Wash.)--Photographs; Housing--Washington (State)--Mason City; Fire stations--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Pedestrian Bridges; Housing; Frontier and pioneer life
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p177.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1024
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 177)-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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