Washington State University Libraries
View Original Item
This is Kettle Falls of the Columbia, 41 miles below the Canadian border and 705 miles from the Pacific Ocean. In the background can be seen a point of the sharp, rock island, around which the river poured in a beautiful cascade of falls. Here for countless ages the Indians had come to smoke and dry the annual harvest of the Salmon run, and the voyageurs of the early fur trade made a wearisome portage. These falls were so named from the baskets the Indians used for fishing, called...
The lower little Dalles before being inundated by the rising waters of the Columbia River building behind the Grand Coulee Dam.
Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Clifford R. Koester
Kettle Falls (Wash." Kettle Falls dam (Wash." Topographical surveying--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley; Clearing of land--Washington (State)--Columbia River Valley; Columbia River Valley; Columbia River Watershed; Columbia River
United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm
A History of the Columbia Basin Project (Vol. 3, Page 221)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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.
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