The lock is a single lift type, 86 feet wide and 683 feet long, with a 15-foot minimum depth over the sills. The vertical lifts average 75 feet. The lock is located on the Washington side of the Columbia River.
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Columbia River; Channels; Indian encampments; Canoes; Dalles (Or.)
The Dalles is a narrow place in the Columbia River, where the channel has been worn out of the rocks, below which about ten miles, is the mouth of the Klikitat River. Drawing shows an Indian encampment on the bank and a canoe on the water. Plate...
Columbia Basin Project -- Grand Coulee Dam (Washington) -- 1933-1983; Washington (State) -- Grand Coulee Dam -- History, 1933-1983; Grand Coulee Dam -- Washington (State)
The committee responsible for planning the 50th anniversary observance of completion of Grand Coulee Dam. Left to Right: Dick Ahrens, Spokane Chamber of Commerce; Mr. and Mrs. Wistar Burgess, Columbia Basin Development League; Mrs. Aherens;...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Columbia River; Cascade Falls
The Cascade rapids, sometimes referred to as the Cascade Falls. This is an area of rapids in the Columbia River where travelers by boat along the river were forced to either portage boats and supplies or pull boats up with ropes. Plate XLV.
Structures which were to be inundated by the reservoir were removed before the lake started to fill. The photo appears to show the destruction of one of the piers which supported the Great Northern bridge across the Columbia at Marcus, Washington.
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dams -- United States -- Design and construction.
Shows construction method for the lower portion of the dam. Alternating blocks were constructed. The Columbia River was forced through slots by placement of temporary gates on the upstream side of the dam.