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View of Pumping Plant Pit

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Title View of Pumping Plant Pit
Description This is a view looking down into the pumping plant pit. The main dam projects to the right. In the area now occupied by the revolver crane will set the twelve 65,000 horsepower pumps for irrigation. Their 14 foot diameter intake tubes are now closed with hemispherical bulkheads. The outlet tunnels, projecting up thru the granite cliffs on the left, will be lined with twelve foot diameter steel tubes and backfilled with concrete around them. Those outlet tubes will discharge into a bench...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Revolver cranes--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Excavation--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Pumping Plant; Pumping stations--Design and construction--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Pumping Plant
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p291.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1245
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 291)-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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