Hubert Blonk Photographs of Grand Coulee Dam
 

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Source

Hubert Blonk Papers. SPC-006-0628-5-13-7

Document Type

Image

Creation Date

6-1-1935

Date Information

June, 1935

Physical Description

Black and white photograph

Imaging Information

Scanned at 600 ppi TIFF format, resized to 72 ppi JPEG format.

Description

Construction of the temporary railroad from Coulee City to the dam site utilized methods common a half century earlier when the Northern Pacific built its branch to Coulee City. Horse drawn fresno scrapers are being used to grade the roadbed.

Notes

USBR Print Archives 510

Repository

Archives & Special Collections, Eastern Washington University Libraries.

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Keywords

Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dams -- United States -- Design and construction; Scrapers (Earthmoving machinery) ; Horse-drawn vehicles -- History

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