Control Boards in Powerhouse, Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Control Boards in Powerhouse, Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Looking down the Governor Gallery in one of the two powerhouses at the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington. Dial readings indicate how the world's most powerful generators and other equipment are functioning. Visitors are guided through this gallery.


Generator Shaft
Title:
Generator Shaft
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused

Description:
Over 70 feet high, 44 inches in diameter and weighs 200 tons.



Turbine and Generator Control Boards
Title:
Turbine and Generator Control Boards
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo


200-Ton Drive Shaft
Title:
200-Ton Drive Shaft
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome unused

Description:
From this vantage point the visitor looks down upon huge pipes through which the world's largest pumps lift water 280 feet higher than the level of the lake behind the Grand Coulee Dam. These pipes discharge the water into a 27-mile long storage reservoir from which over a million acres of land in central Washington can be irrigated.


Green Hut Cafe
Title:
Green Hut Cafe
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused



Coulee Dam Service - Texaco
Title:
Coulee Dam Service - Texaco
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused

Description:
Length at top - 4,300 ft. Power plant - 2,700,000 HP - Height - 550 ft. - Creates lake 151 miles long - Width at base - 500 ft. - Waterfall twice the height of Niagara


"Green Hut Cafe" Overlooking the World's Largest Construction Job
Title:
"Green Hut Cafe" Overlooking the World's Largest Construction Job
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen



View of Dam With Sluice Gates Open
Title:
View of Dam With Sluice Gates Open
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused

Description:
More than 3,000,000 gallons of water plunge downward each second at the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington


Aerial View of Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Aerial View of Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome unused

Description:
Grand Coulee Dam astride the mighty Columbia River is the World's biggest structure. Its impounded waters irrigate the vast Columbia Basin and generate nearly three million electrical horsepower for Northwest industry. A highly interesting side trip to the dam is available to Northern Pacific travelers from Spokane



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome unused

Description:
Grand Coulee Dam, which when completed, will be the largest and highest overflow dam in the world, is to be 4300 feet long, 550 feet high and 500 feet thick at the base. Designed as a power and irrigation project, the giant structure will represent a total cost $394,000,000 when finished. See the west with 76 gasoline


Dynamos In Powerhouse
Title:
Dynamos In Powerhouse
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused

Description:
Sawyer Series 16-531



Birdseye View
Title:
Birdseye View
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused


Flood Gates All Closed
Title:
Flood Gates All Closed
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo PM 1941 Sep-01



Largest Cement Mixing Plant In The World
Title:
Largest Cement Mixing Plant In The World
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused


Texaco Service Station
Title:
Texaco Service Station
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused

Description:
Grand Coulee Dam Length at top 4300 ft. Height – 550 ft. Width at Base 500 ft. Power Plant – 2,700,000 Hp. Greates Lake 151 Miles long Waterfall twice the Height of Niagara.



The Toonerville Trolley
Title:
The Toonerville Trolley
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused

Description:
The Toonerville Trolley at the the grand Coulee Dam, Wash. Taking tourists from the Vista House to the Powerhouse.


Upper Face
Title:
Upper Face
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused



Grand Coulée Dam
Title:
Grand Coulée Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo PM 1947 Nov-05

Description:
The East shore of the Columbia River


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome unused

Description:
Spectacular view of the world's largest concrete dam creating a falls twice as high as Niagara where the waters of the mighty Columbia River are impounded forming the 150-mile long man-made lake Roosevelt. In the foreground is the town of Coulee Dam and in the distance the prehistoric river bed of the Grand Coulee



Grand Coulee Dam And Roosevelt Lake
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam And Roosevelt Lake
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome PM 1965 Aug-23

Description:
This aerial view shows the summer flood waters received from melting snows of the Rocky Mountains. These waters come at a good time for irrigating 1,000,000 acre Columbia Basin.


Green Hut Café And Curio Shop No. 1
Title:
Green Hut Café And Curio Shop No. 1
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome unused

Description:
Located near the Government Tour Center, the café is so designed that tourists can see from their tables in the spacious air-cooled dining room a full view of the spillway of the Grand Coulee Dam where 3,000,000 gallons of water plunge downward each second to rejoin the Columbia river as a wall of water 1650 ft. long and 17 ft. thick plunges over the Dam in a 320 ft. falls during the average high-water season. A second Green Hut Cafe and Curio Shop can be found across the river in the shopping district.



Green Hut Café At Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Green Hut Café At Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome unused

Description:
This outstanding establishment was designed and built to enable visitors to the Dam to view the Dam while enjoying the finest in food. The Green Hut as well as the Curio Shop is intimately associated with the Dam itself by the countless thousands who have enjoyed its hospitality


Nine Of Grand Coulee Dams
Title:
Nine Of Grand Coulee Dams
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Chrome unused

Description:
Nine of Grand Coulee Dam's 18 main generators. This view is in the East Powerhouse where each year many thousands of visitors see the biggest hydroelectric generators ever built. These generators, together with the nine in the West Powerhouse make Coulee Dam the world's largest producer of electricity.



Grand Coulee Dam On Columbia River
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam On Columbia River
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
As it Will look when completed


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused

Description:
In the left foreground is the famed Green Hut Café and Curio Shop, and at the right is a free view point for tourists. Binocular machines along the parking lot fence afford a close-up view of a waterfall over five city blocks long and twice as high as Niagara.


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
One of the most spectacular sights in North America is to be seen at Grand Coulee Dam, where the overflow from the now - full Columbia River reservoir, impounded by the 10 1/2 million cubic yard concrete structure, plunges over the giant spillway. Nearly 2,000,000 gallons of water fall over the man made precipice with a tremendous roar every second. Power is being developed in a large powerhouse flanking the cataract, in which three 108,000 kilo watt hydro-electric generators, largest ever constructed, have been assembled.


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused



Sheep Across The Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Sheep Across The Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Joe Hodgin, Eastern Washington woolgrower, takes his sheep across the top of the Grand Coulee Dam for summer grazing in the forests of Northern Washington. Show in the picture are 2,600 (count 'em) sheep. The distance across the top of the dam is 4,173 feet.


Power Transmission Towers Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Power Transmission Towers Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Mammoth Grand Coulee Dam generates 1,250,000 horsepower and will irrigate 1,2000,000 acres. World's mightiest man-made structure - 550 feet high, 4,173 feet long - Grand Coulee is four times larger than the great Pyramid, as high as the Washington Monument.



Control Board In Powerhouse At Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Control Board In Powerhouse At Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Looking down the Governor Gallery in one of the two powerhouses at the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington. Dial readings indicate how the world's most powerful generators and other equipment are functioning. Visitors are guided through this gallery.


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Gaint Turbine Shaft. The world's most powerful turbines and generators, at Grand Coulee Dam, Washington, are connected by steel shafts 44 inches in diameter and more than 70 feet long. Visitors are permitted to view the spinning shafts.



The Green Hut Café
Title:
The Green Hut Café
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Overlooking Grand Coulee Dam


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen PM 1952

Description:
The "Eighth Wonder of the World," "Mightiest Handiwork of Man," partially describe this magnificent Engineering accomplishment. This structure, 500 feet high and 4300 feet across will irrigate 1,200,000 acres of desert land by the impounded waters of 151 mile-long Roosevelt Lake. In the foreground of this view can be seen Engineers City.



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen PM 1946


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
One of the most spectacular sights in North America is to be seen at Grand Coulee Dam, where the overflow from the now-full Columbia River reservoir, impounded by the 10 1/2 million cubic yard concrete structure, plunges over the gaint spillway. Nearly 2,000,000 gallons of water fall over the man-made precipice with a tremendous roar every second. Power is being developed in a large powerhouse, flanking the cataract, in which three 108,000 kilowatt hydro-electric generators, largest ever constructed, have been assembled.



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Largest Dam in the world. Located at Grand Coulee. Washington


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused



Spillway Of Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Spillway Of Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Called the "Eighth Wonder of the World," this world's biggest power dam, with an ultimate capacity of 1,944,000 kilowatts, now is pouring 400,000 kilowatts into ithe Bonneville-Grand Coulee transmission network.


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Called the "Eighth Wonder of the World," this world's biggest power dam, with an ultimate capacity of 1,944,000 kilowatts, now is pouring 400,000 kilowatts into ithe Bonneville-Grand Coulee transmission network.



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Impounding the water of the mighty Columbia River largest construction undertaking in the history of the world


Suspension Tower Which Support Conveyor Belt Across Columbia River
Title:
Suspension Tower Which Support Conveyor Belt Across Columbia River
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), White Border unused



Night View The Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Night View The Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Reflectiong its duties as the servant of man's largest hydroelectric generators, the Grand Coulee Dam is bathed in light at night. The snowy whiteness of its falls, twice as high as Niagara, entrances the visitor as he views man's largest concrete dam, a 21,6000,000 ton gaint blocking the Columbia River 95 miles west of Spokane. The dam forms Lake Roosevelt, a 151-mile waterway stretching to the Canadian border.


Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo unused



Views of Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Views of Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
C: suspension towers - O: World's largest construction job - U: Steamboat Rock - L: Aerial view of Hi-Way on top of dam - E: lowering rotor into position within Stator - E: Coulee powerline, near Grand Coulee Dam - D: showing one of powerhouses - A: View of dam looking south - M: Grand Coulee Dam


Cement Plant
Title:
Cement Plant
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo PM Sep-01



Construction
Title:
Construction
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo PM 1936 Jul-20


First Concrete Poured
Title:
First Concrete Poured
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Real Photo PM 1940 Sep-03



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
One of the most spectacular sights in North America is to be seen at Grand Coulee Dam, where the overflow from the now-full Columbia river reservoir, impounded by the 10 1/2 million cubic yard concrete structure, plunges over the giant spillway. Nearly 2,000,000 gallons of water fall over the man-made precipice with a tremendous roar every second. Power is being developed in a large power house flanking the cataract, in which three 108,000 kilowatt hydro-electric generators, largest every constructed, have been assembled.


Grand Coulee Dam And Enginee's City
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam And Enginee's City
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen PM 1944



Grand Coulee Dam
Title:
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Washington (WA), Linen unused

Description:
Grand Coulee Dam, "Eighth Wonder of the World," is a convenient sidetrip from Spokane for Northern Pacific travelers.




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