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1/60th Working Model of Grand Coulee Dam

Washington State University Libraries

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Title 1/60th Working Model of Grand Coulee Dam
Description From the study of this 1-60 working model of the dam, and a scaled section of the river channel, came much valuable information regarding the action of the water in the spillway bucket, and the washing of material in the river bed directly downstream from it. In its preliminary report of May 26, 1933, the Bureau of Reclamation considered a multiple arch dam, 150 feet high (above low water level), 3,400 feet long on the crest, and containing approximately 2,000,000 cubic yards of concrete....
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)---Models; Civil engineering; Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)--Design and construction Dam construction
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p297.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1251
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 297)-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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