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First Water Over Grand Coulee

Washington State University Libraries

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Title First Water Over Grand Coulee
Description First water over Grand Coulee, in June 1940, made this picture of a man-made waterfall, 183 ft. higher than Niagara. Already generating power, the dam will pump water onto 1,200,000 arid acres in the Grand Coulee, 280 ft. above dam at the right. Clipping of the first water for Gila Canal runs down from headworks at Arizona end of Imperial Dam. Muddy water of Colorado is desilted in huge basins before it is permitted to run into All-Americans on west and Gila Canal on east side of river and of the first over Grand Coulee.
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/; Photographer Unknown
Creator Clifford R. Koester
Subject Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)--Spillways--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam Hydroelectric power; Spillways--Washington--Grand Coulee Dam
Type Photograph
Coverage United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Identifier 709b1v3p330-1.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/koester,1263
Date 6/1/1940 2008
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 330-1)-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

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