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Floating Camp Ferry

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Floating Camp Ferry
Description A floating camp was used in clearing inaccessible areas of the reservoir. This camp, and those on land were fitted with all the comforts and modern facilities available. The peak of employment on the clearing operations was approximately 2,600 men. The upper 80 feet of the reservoir has a useful storage of 5,028,000 acre feet of water, which when used as stream flow regulation will double the firm power of hydroelectric plants between Grand Coulee and the mouth of the Snake River, and will...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Grand Coulee Worker Camp Ferry(Wash." Barges--Washington (State)--Columbia River; Construction workers--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Housing--Washington (State)--Contractor Camp; Clearing of land--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley Laborers; Housing; Equipment and Personnel Transportation
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v2p211-A.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1042
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 211-A)-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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