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Inside Chamber of Drumgate

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Inside Chamber of Drumgate
Description This is a view inside the chamber beneath the drumgate structure. The hinge system shows along the front edge to the right. Controlled admittance of water into this chamber determines the relative position in which the sealed drumgate will float, thus regulating the height of the forebay in front of it. The elevation of all gates may be simultaneously regulated by means of a single control button, thus placing under the finger of man a cascade of water that dwarfs in volume and height the...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Spillways--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Hydraulic gates--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Flood control--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Steel--Welding; Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering)--Design and construction--Columbia River Spillways--Washington--Grand Coulee Dam
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p281.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1238
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 281)-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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