Floating Camp Ferry
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Floating Camp Ferry
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...
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Clifford R. Koester
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
United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
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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
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