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Penstock Reinforcement

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Penstock Reinforcement
Description Reinforcing steel around the 18-ft. diameter penstocks - west power house. High (elev. 1924) trestle at lower left. This image shows the complex construction of power generating facilities on the west bank power house. Notice the extensive steel reinforcement of the 24 foot penstock blockouts, that would be further reinforced with the construction of 18 foot steel penstocks. Workers on the upper and lower construction trestles are working on the penstock shafts below.
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--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 Cofferdams; Concrete; Hydraulic Works; Hydroelectric Power United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Type Photographs
Identifier 40b5v4p289.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/banks,1427
Date 11/11/1936 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 289)-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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