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These are the pumping plant intake trashrack structures, as seen from the main dam which crosses to the left. The rising waters of the forebay are already a considerable depth in front of them." The wing dam is only 1/50 the size of the main dam, but for its purpose it has no peer in the world.
Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Clifford R. Koester
Revolver cranes--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Excavation--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Pumping Plant; Pumping stations--Design and construction--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete--Reinforcing bars--Washington (State)--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 292-A)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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