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This is a general view of the drumgate erection in December of 1940, with gates 1, 2, and 3 in the extreme raised position." The river flow is now all passing thru the outlet tubes and the turbines in the left powerhouse." Work on the right (east) powerhouse has not yet been started.
Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Clifford R. Koester
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
United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
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A History of the Columbia Basin Project (Vol. 3, Page 282)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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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