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Lower Portals of the Pumping Plant

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Lower Portals of the Pumping Plant
Description These 22 foot diameter openings are the lower portals of the pumping plant tunnels which pass upward thru the cliff and daylight on the irregular hill side. The wedge shaped excavation to the right is the gantry crane recess before it was lined with concrete. Rock excavation for the pumping plant foundation was bid by CVBI at $3.75 per cubic yard. Plans drawn up for the pumping plant in 1933 called for twenty pumps of 800 second-feet capacity instead of the ten 1,600 second-feet capacity...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Tunnels--Design and Construction--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 Pumping Plant; Excavation
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p294.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1248
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 294)-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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