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.
Right of way -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Philip Nalder, head of the right of way department for the construction of Grand Coulee Dam. Nalder is nailing a notice to the door of a property purchased by the government indicating that it is now Interior Department property.
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.
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,...