Jackson, Henry M. -- (Henry Martin), -- 1912-1983.
Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson (1912 – 1983). Jackson was an anti-communist, pro-defense member of the Democratic Party, who served the U.S. Congress from 1941 until his death in 1983. Elected to the House of Representatives in 1940, Congressman...
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dams -- United States -- Design and construction; Scrapers (Earthmoving machinery) ; Horse-drawn vehicles -- History
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.
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dams -- United States -- Design and construction.
Group of dignitaries visiting Grand Coulee Dam pose for a group photo with the dam in the background. Work remains on the spillways and roadway on the top of the dam, as well as removal of the temporary trestle used to provide construction access.