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Construction of Power House

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Construction of Power House
Description Constructing the foundations of both powerhouses was a part of the MWAK contract, in which they bid the concrete below the turbine floor at $7.00 per cubic yard and that above the turbine floor at $10.00 per cubic yard. The completion of the left (west) powerhouse structure shown here was a part of the original CBI contract. They bid the concrete in the substructure at $15.00 per cubic yard, intermediate structure at $24.00, and $38.00 for that in the superstructure. The space occupied by... The first concrete for the foundations of the west powerhouse were poured in December of 1935 and was completed by August of 1940.
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Electric power--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Hydroelectric power plants--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete dams--Foundations--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Hydroelectric power
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p245.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1213
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 245)-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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