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Section E of Cofferdam

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Title Section E of Cofferdam
Description Behind section "E" of west cofferdam, showing work on block 40 and wood plug to cells in section "G"; The concrete cells in this image show the construction process of the monolithic Grand Coulee Dam. These low placing trestle reinforced these blocks as they built up to its height, only to be replaced as they surpassed the low trestle by a high placing trestle that would support the continued construction of higher parts of the Dam. Notice the cranes placing the four-yard concrete buckets over the individual cells of the dam to unload the contents and slowly build the dam cell by cell until l...
Relation Part of Western Waters Digital Library: http://harvester.lib.utah.edu/wwdl/
Creator Photographer Unknown; United States Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation; United States Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation
Subject Trestles--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete dams--Design and construction--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete--Dewatering--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete--Expansion and contraction--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete--Formwork--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Cranes, derricks, etc.--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Electric cranes--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Gantry cranes--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Conveying machinery--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam
Coverage Concrete; Construction Equipment United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Type Photographs
Identifier 40b5v4p235.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/banks,1373
Date 3/3/1936 2007
Publisher Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm
Source Columbia Basin Project History (Vol. IV, Page 235)-Cage 40, Box 05 of the Frank Arthur Banks Papers, 1913-1957: http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/Holland/masc/finders/cg40.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 Epson Expression 10,000 XL scanner. While 24 bit 150 PPI JPEG also created and added to the CONTENTdm database at the WSU Libraries.
Language English

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