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.
Photograph of the F.M. Martin Grain & Milling Co., an early mill located on the north side of the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks in Cheney, Washington. Photograph shows Northern Pacific Railroad cars, horses and wagon, bags of grain, and...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Lightning Lake (Mont.)
"Lightning Lake is a very beautiful sheet of water, so called from the fact that during Captain Pope's expedition, while encamped here, one of those storms so fearfully violent in this country occurred, during which one of his party was...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Mount Baker (Wash.); Cascade Range
"Mount Baker is one of the loftiest and most conspicuous peaks of the northern Cascade range; it is nearly as high as Mount Rainier, and, like that mountain, its snow-covered pyramid has the form of a sugar-loaf." Plate LXX.