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Columbia River Dam - Grand Coulee generating, pumping & switch stations preliminary estimate drawing (1924)

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Title Columbia River Dam - Grand Coulee generating, pumping & switch stations preliminary estimate drawing (1924)
Identifier http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/zoom/zoom.php?map=wsu507 wsu 507; Osmer L. Waller Collection; Cage 222, Box 5 http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/maps,645
Creator Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation Columbia Basin Project
Date 1924 2000 - 2002
Publisher Denver, Colorado : Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Description 1 map : 26 x 43 cm. Scale: 1 in. = 400 ft. Inset: Section thru dam This is a very preliminary design map showing how a dam could be placed at Grand Coulee. Initial excavation for a dam there didn't begin until 1933, by which point several designs had been (and still would be even after digging had started) considered.
Subject Irrigation -- Washington (State) -- Columbia River Valley -- Maps; Columbia Basin Project (U.S.); Grand Coulee Dam -- Plans
Type Maps
Coverage United States--Washington (State) -- Grand Coulee
Rights Contact Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, for copyright information 509 335-6691
Format Original maps were scanned in color at 600 dpi on a Microtek 9600XL scanner and saved as TIFF files. The TIFF files were converted into the MrSID format at a compression ratio of 12 to 1 using LizardTech's Geospatial Encoder 1.5 software. These MrSid files were then uploaded into the CONTENTdm database at the Washington State University Libraries. image/jpeg
Contributor Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Language English
Relation Is part of Osmer L. Waller Collection; Cage 222, Box 5. http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/finders/cg222.htm

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