Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Langlie, Arthur B. -- (Arthur Bernard), -- 1900-1966;Banks, Frank Arthur, -- 1883-1957.;Darland, A. F. (USBR Field Engineer); James, Jim (Chief of the Nez Perce Indian Tribe)
Governor Arthur B. Langlie touring the power house at Grand Coulee Dam. Left to Right: Arthur B. Langlie; Frank A. Banks; A. F. Darland; Chief Jim James.
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dams -- United States -- Design and construction;Railroads -- Design and construction.
The official opening of the contractor’s railroad was on July 29, 1935. Much of the work had been completed several months earlier. Governor Clarence D. Martin was the official engineer for the first official trip.