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River at Flood Stage

Washington State University Libraries

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Title River at Flood Stage
Description The river at flood stage in July of 1939 did not pass thru the second tier of outlet tubes, but only thru the slots left in the dam and the lower tubes. When velocities exceed about 10 feet per second falling water begins to entrain air, until at high velocities the mass becomes a flowing tub of suds. This accounts for the whiteness of the water sheet as it falls down the face of the completed dam. The work of installing these 8 1/2 foot steel liners was completed while waiting for the...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Diversion weirs--Columbia River; Water diversion--Columbia River Diversion Weirs
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p268.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1228
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 268)-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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