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Graving Dock Caisson Construction

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Graving Dock Caisson Construction
Description As the cutting edge of the graving dock caisson came to rest on higher projecting points of bedrock smaller caissons, consisting of precast concrete rings, were sunk to bedrock around the inside edge of the large caisson. After these were filled with concrete and capped the points of rock supporting the cutting edge were blasted away, thus allowing the graving dock caisson to continue to settle downward as excavation continued, until it came to rest supported by similar concrete pillars....
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Dry docks--Columbia River Dump trucks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete--Formwork--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Excavation
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p307.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1254
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 307)-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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