Chemakane Mission named for a nearby spring, was "occupied by Messrs. Walker and Eel; but, in 1849, in consequence of the Cayuse difficulties, it was abandoned." "The site of the mission is five miles from the Spokane River, in an...
Concrete construction; Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dams -- United States -- Design and construction.
Concrete was carried from the mixing plant to the job site in four cubic yard buckets, which were loaded on flat cars, each carrying four of the buckets at a time. The trains ran out onto temporary trestle work, and cranes picked up the buckets,...
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.
Dams -- Montana; Dam construction -- Montana; Hungry Horse Dam
Hungry Horse Dam is on the South Fork of the Flathead River in Montana. The dam was built as part of the Hungry Horse Project to provide hydroelectric power and flood control. At 564 feet, the dam is the 10th highest in the U.S.