Snake River; Cheney State Normal School -- Field trips; School field trips; Launches
Photo from the top of a cliff looking down upon an early launch nosing into the river bank at the bottom of the cliff. Launch appears to be gasoline engine powered. Several people are seen on the decks, and at least one person is climbing the cliff.
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...
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.