Record Details

Concrete Block Construction

Washington State University Libraries

Field Value
Title Concrete Block Construction
Description West end of dam between the two placing trestles ; forms for penstock block-outs in left foreground. Block 40 and west cofferdam in the distance. Shown here is the west end of the dam as viewed from the westmix concrete mixing plant. Notice the beginnings of the 18 foot penstock tubes that, when completed, will control the flow of water into the west side power house.
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 Penstocks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Gravity dams--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; Trestles--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete--Formwork--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete plants--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Dump trucks--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Westmix concrete plant--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Concrete--Reinforcing bars--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam; Whirley crane-- Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam
Coverage Civil engineering; Concrete; Construction employees United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Type Photographs
Identifier 40b5v4p257.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/banks,1395
Date 6/26/1936 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 257)-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

© Western Waters Digital Library - GWLA member projects - Hosted and designed by the J. Willard Marriott Library