Rock Island Dam
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Rock Island Dam
This view of Rock Island Dam, some 150 miles downstream from Grand Coulee Dam, shows the fish ladders located at both ends of the dam, and one in the center at the end of the island. The fish trapping and loading devices have not yet been installed. This dam, built by Stone, Webster Co. in 1932 for the Puget Sound Power and Light Co. at an estimated cost of $25 million, is a part of the plan for comprehensive development of the Columbia River drainage." The development of fisheries along...
Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Clifford R. Koester
Rock Island Dam--Washington (State); Fish ways--Columbia River; Fish ladders--Columbia River
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. 3, Page 232)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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