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Grand Coulee Dam at Flood Stage

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Grand Coulee Dam at Flood Stage
Description Here is shown the dam as it appeared in June of 1940, with the river at flood stage, having a flow of 265,000 second feet. The debris behind the boom in the forebay is material that has drifted downstream from clearing operations in the reservoir area. The contractor wanted to release this material over the dam, but a conflict of opinion as to the responsibility for possible damage downstream caused the abandonment of this idea. The U.S.B.R. and CBI then combined efforts and the material...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.) Hydroelectric power
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p246.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1214
Date 6/1/1940 2008
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 246)-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

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