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Blocks of West Cofferdam

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Blocks of West Cofferdam
Description Blocks in dam west of cofferdam; block-outs for penstocks; high and low placing trestles. The block construction of the eventually monolithic structure incorporated the power generating facilities underneath the developing height of the blocks with the use of complex timber casting molds to outline the major power generating features of the Grand Coulee Dam.
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 Cofferdams; Concrete; Hydraulic Works; Hydroelectric Power United States--Washington (State)--Grant County--Grand Coulee Dam site, Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.)
Type Photographs
Identifier 40b5v4p295.jpg http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/banks,1433
Date 12/2/1936 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 295)-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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