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Placing Diversion Gate

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Placing Diversion Gate
Description This is part of the operations in maneuvering the diversion gate and hoist barge into position in front of the slots on the West side. <br> Many large contractors refused to submit bids on the job because of the risk involved in diverting and handling the river during construction, and the stringent requirements of the bonding companies, as well as the size of the performance bond, which was not less than 20% of the estimated aggregate payments. It developed that twenty-seven bonding...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Diversion weirs--Columbia River; Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering)--Design and construction--Columbia River; Water diversion--Columbia River; Barges--Washington (State)--Columbia River Gates; Construction equipment; Diversion Weirs
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p229.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1203
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. 3, Page 229)-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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