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This is one of the 84-inch needle valves temporarily installed in the penstocks of the right powerhouse. In the background to the left can be seen the lower end of the penstock liner, to which it will be connected. As of January 01, 1946 the cost of installing these needle valves in the Right Powerhouse amounted to 899,974.00.
Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Clifford R. Koester
Water turbines--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Penstocks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Plans;
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 318)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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