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Penstock Coaster Gate

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Penstock Coaster Gate
Description Here one of the 120 ton main unit penstock coaster gates is being moved from its erection platform in the west crane recess to its position on the dam." On this face (upstream) the endless roller chains are concealed behind the guard covering seen along both edges. It was in 1883 that F. M. Stony introduced the use of rollers to reduce friction in raising and lowering such gates." The seal bars are also on the opposite face. These seals are so designed that the unit pressure along the...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Water turbines--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Penstocks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Gates; Penstocks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Equipment and Personnel Transportation; Hydraulic facilities
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p263.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1226
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 263)-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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