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Built here on the delta of Fiddle Creek is the model town of Coulee Dam, WA. or "Engineer's Town" and "Government Camp" as it was sometimes called. Its 134 dwellings are neatly patterned in a novel arrangement on an unusual site, nestling beneath the great cliffs of the canyon, cooled by the spray of the thundering, and beautifully landscaped.
On Oct. 2, 1933 the Columbia Basin Commission purchased the lease held on this land for $1,500, and assigned it to the Government for a fee of...
Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Clifford R. Koester
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.) Spillways--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam
Hydroelectric power; Spillways--Washington--Grand Coulee Dam
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 329)-Cage 709: Clifford R. Koester Papers, 1927-1972: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg709.htm
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