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Gate Chamber Interior

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Gate Chamber Interior
Description This is a view in a 950 elevation gate chamber, showing the method of installing and removing the 16 ton crane beams from the ceiling during maintenance operations on the gates. The upper head or ring of the hoist car is raised by hydraulic action, and is set on roller bearings so as to permit the beams to be swung around parallel to the gallery while moving from one chamber to another. On the left is a ring-follower gate, and on the right is a paradox gate. provision of the type of gate...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Outlet conduit--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Electric power--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Hydroelectric power plants--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Water turbines--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Hydroelectric power; Power Plants
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p275.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1233
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 275)-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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