Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; White Bear Lake (Minn.)
White Bear Lake, "a beautiful sheet of water, bordered with timber, about fourteen miles long and two wide, with high swelling banks running back a mile or so, and rising to the height of about one hundred and fifty feet." Plate V.
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dedication services;
Unidentified dignitary addressing the audience at the dedication of the Third Power Plant. Representative Thomas Foley sitting behind the speaker. Secretary of Interior James Watt and Washington Governor John Spellman are seated at far right.
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dedication services; Watt, James G., -- 1938-;United States. -- Dept. of the Interior -- Officials and employees;Foley, Thomas S.;Spellman, John.
U. S Representative Thomas Foley speaking. Secretary of Interior Watt, and Governor Spellman at far center right.
The train of the Red River hunters consisting "of 824 carts, about 1,200 animals, and 1,300 persons, men, women, and children." The encampment is formed by making "a circular or square yard of the carts, placed side by side with the...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Teton River (Minn.); Valleys
The Teton Valley, "a vast plain, descending towards the east, the soil of inferior quality, and the dry vegetation indicated the change in the climate observed in going over the high, dry plains towards the Missouri." "The valley...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Palouse River (Wash.); Mountains
The Peluse (Palouse) River "has its source in the main ridge of the Bitter Root" Mountains, "and flows in nearly a straight course through a valley some twenty miles wide," bearing north "through a country densely timbered...
The expedition party makes a distribution of the presents and provisions designed for the Gros Ventres tribe, "consisting of blankets, shirts, calico, knives, beads, paint, powder, shot, tobacco, and hard bread." Plate XXI.
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...
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.