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New Kettle Falls Bridge

Washington State University Libraries

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Title New Kettle Falls Bridge
Description In the spring of 1941 construction of a new highway bridge, and also a railroad bridge, was started from the south bank of the Columbia River at Kettle Falls. The highway bridge was to replace the one in the foreground, which was not high enough to escape the backwater of the reservoir, and the railroad bridge replaced the one flooded out at Marcus, Wn. The Great Northern Railroad approved a combination railroad and high-way bridge, but the Washington State Highway Dept. rejected the idea,... In the spring of 1941 construction of a new highway bridge, and also a railroad bridge, was started from the south bank of the Columbia River at Kettle Falls. The highway bridge was to replace the one in the foreground, which was not high enough to escape the backwater of the reservoir, and the railroad bridge replaced the one flooded out at Marcus, Wn. The Great Northern Railroad approved a combination railroad and high-way bridge, but the Washington State Highway Dept. rejected the idea,...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Kettle Falls (Wash." Kettle River (Wash." Bridges--Foundations and piers--Design and construction; Climatic changes--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley; Lake Roosevelt--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Flood dams and reservoirs; Barges--Washington (State)--Columbia River; Highway bridges--Columbia River Grand Coulee--Washington (State); Flood--Columbia River; Columbia River Reservoir; Railroad bridge
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p209.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1040
Date Spring, 1941 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 209)-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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