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Caisson Barge Model

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Caisson Barge Model
Description This is a full-operating model of the floating caisson barge used to repair the spillway bucket. The walls of the work chamber are shaped to fit the contour of the bucket, and are equipped with wide rubber seals. After being floated into position it is sunk by admitting water to the ballast tanks. As the caisson sinks into the water the work deck is raised by drum hoists, so that it is always a safe distance above the water level. After final positioning, the water is pumped from the work...
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 709b1v3p312.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1257
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 312)-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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