Celebrations -- Washington (State) -- Cheney; Cheney (Wash.) -- History
Photograph of the Grand Marshall driving a decorated open automobile in a Cheney, Washington, parade in 1910. Several other people occupy the vehicle. Photograph also shows a false-front restaurant and hotel in downtown Cheney.
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.);Hydroelectric power plants -- Washington (State);Dams -- United States -- Design and construction; Cofferdams--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam;Cranes, derricks, etc.--Washington (State)--Grand Coulee Dam
Construction at Grand Coulee Dam, showing several aspects of work. Drillers with air drills working to get down to un-fractured bedrock, coffer dam construction, and the overhead conveyor belt transporting aggregate to the concrete mixing plants.
"Just below the outlet of Flathead Lake there is a series of rapids and falls, one of which, at the time, was fifteen feet high. The country to the west of the lake is a high rolling prairie. Salmon trout, three feet long, are caught in it,...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Fort Benton (Mont.); Missouri River
"Fort Benton stands on the eastern bank of the Missouri, near the Great Bend." "The river is here perfectly transparent at most seasons of the year. The Teton River empties into the Missouri six miles below Fort Benton; the Marias...
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.
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.
Photograph of the Cheney Drug Co. in Cheney, Washington. It is a false front building common to the time and has a wooden sidewalk in front. Built by F. A. Pomeroy, a Cheney physician, this brick building has housed a number of businesses since its...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Saint Paul (Minn.)
"St. Paul is beautifully located upon a high bluff on the east bank of the river, and is rapidly growing in size and importance. It is quite a business place, everything indicating vigor and activity. Among its prominent buildings are the...
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist (Spokane, Wash.); Church architecture -- Details; Church architecture -- Washington (State); Sculpture; Gargoyles
Photograph of several construction workers installing the carved "lion" chimera on the gallery rail of St. John's Cathedral in Spokane, Washington. Lifting crane shown as well. The chimera is an ornamental sculpture similar to a gargoyle.