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Elbow Section of Turbine Draft Tube

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Elbow Section of Turbine Draft Tube
Description Here is shown the sharp elbow section which served as a transition between the outlet of the needle valve and the turbine draft tube liner. In the background is the needle valve with its air intake collar attached. It was the extremely short radius of this bend, and the high velocity of the water as it discharged into it, that rendered the installation inoperable. Two 36 inch calyx drill holes were later put down thru the concrete anchor block in order to admit more air to the draft tube...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Water turbines--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Penstocks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Plans Hydroelectric power
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p321.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1259
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 321)-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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