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Columbia Basin Project--Irrigation Division. West Canal and East Low Canal--Specifications 1286 and 1422. Workman unloading bulk cement with Butler Carscoop. Job Hazards are minimized by the use of proper safety equipment. H.E. Foss, photographer.
1948-09-08
Columbia Basin Project--Irrigation Division. East Low Canal--Specifications No. 1422. View of mobile laboratory used to make test cylinders and air entrainment tests of canal lining concrete. Equipment shown includes half-cubic foot unit weight...
1948-09-08
Columbia Basin Project--Irrigation Division. East Low Canal, Specifications #1422. View shows inspector making slump test on canal lining concrete. Remaining concrete in wheelbarrow will be used to make concrete cylinders, yield and air...
1948-10-05
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, Long Lake Dam. Assistant Resident Engineer, Donald B. McLaren checking fill moisture by the use of a proctor plasticity penetrometer. Representative material from the spread and processed lift is...
1948-05-24
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, 3rd Section East Low Canal, Specs. 2879. Defective concrete removed on pin bearings, Weber Wasteway Turnout Sta. 1951+00, East Low Canal. Anchor bolts welded to re-steel for additional strength. Work is...
1950-10-31
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, 3rd Section East Low Canal, Specs. 2879. Defective concrete removed on pin bearings, Weber Wasteway Turnout Sta. 1951+00, East Low Canal. Anchor bolts welded to re-steel for additional strength. Work is...
1950-10-31
Failure of L-3 Turbine. Note: deflector plates wedged between crown plate and runner looking east by south-east
1945-06-15
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, 3rd Section East Low Canal and Weber Wasteway Turnout. Specifications No. 2879. Rock pockets caused by insufficient vibration. Note the reinforcing steel in the lower right corner of the photograph and...
1950-09-22
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, 3rd Section East Low Canal and Weber Wasteway Turnout Structure, Specifications No. 2879. Gate support showing rock pocket and exposed reinforcing steel prior to chipping. Inadequate vibration has...
1950-09-22
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, 3rd Section East Low Canal and Weber Wasteway, Specs. 2879. Forms and reinforcing steel for culvert, Weber Wasteway Sta. 88+97.28, under Chicago, Milwaukie, St. Paul and Pacific Railway. Shoofly in the...
1950-09-22
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, Specifications No. 2541, West Canal, Second Section. Contractor: Morrison-Knudsen Company, Inc. Bulldozer pushing material into final position in stockpile produced by M.E. Nelson Construction Company,...
1950-03-21
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, Specifications No. 2541, West Canal, Second Section. Contractor: Morrison-Knudsen Inc. View shows construction of bins and rescreening plant installed by subcontractor M.E. Nelson Construction Company...
1950-03-21
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, Specifications No. 2324, Schedule I, Long Lake Headworks and Concrete Canal Lining and Structures, Station 745+80 to Station 1101+29.0. Contractor: George B. Henly Construction Co., Inc. View of Long...
1949-09-28
Failure of L-3 Turbine. Note: deflector plate on top of runner and the one deflector plate that was left in original position. Also scored condition of runner top rib
1945-06-15
View of eight thrust bearing discs for unit L-3. The discs are laying upside down to indicate worn spots in the centers where the jack screws had made contact. The depth of these holes varied from 0.005"" to 0.007"" Grand Coulee Power...
1945-10-22
View of cracked and bent terminal stud on top of Westinghouse 230-kv bushing serial No. 3 for 36,000-kva transformers purchased under specifications No. 1025
1947-07-30
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, Specifications No. 2324, Schedule I, Long Lake Headworks and Concrete Canal Lining and Structures, Station 745+80 to Station 1101+29.0--Constractor: George B. Henly Construction Co., Inc. View of Long...
1949-09-28
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, West Canal, Specifications No. 1286--Utah Construction Co. and Winston Bros. Co., Contractor. Looking west into open outlet transition of Dry Coulee Siphon No. 2. The forms are warped from vertical to...
1948-09-28
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, Third Section, West Canal, Specification 2844, Schedule 3. View looking upstream from invert of stilling pool at Station 2044+50 West Canal approximately, showing end of concrete chute at Station...
1950-11-09
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, West Canal, Specifications No. 1286--Utah Construction Co. and Winston Bros. Co., contractor. Open outlet transition of Dry Coulee Siphon No. 2 showing back forms. Transition warps from vertical with a...
1948-09-24
View towards northwest from deflection sheave #5, showing large rocks on riprap with their identifying numbers painted on them. A similar photo taken after 1948 high waster will show to what extent the large rocks are moved by the high water. See...
1948-03-05
Columbia Basin Project, Irrigation Division, Long Lake Headworks, Specs. 2324. View of the Headworks structure taken from the left canal bank opposite station755+00 looking upstream and showing start of backfill work behind the outlet warp...
1950-03-28
Placing a granite armor rock weighing well over six tons on the left bank of the Columbia River. The rock is from the upriver quarry. This work is being performed by J.A. Terteling and Sons, Inc., under provisions of negotiated contract I2r-18456,...
1949-04-26
Showing granite armor rock along the left riverbank below Grand Coulee Dam ready for placing in section ""A."" The rock is obtained from the upriver quarry. This work is performed by J.A. Terteling and Sons, Inc., under provisions of negotiated...
1949-04-26
First placement of granite armor rock at the downriver end of section ""A."" Note the size of the rock in comparison to the man; armor rock weighing over 10 tons has been placed. This rock is obtained from the upriver quarry under work performed...
1949-04-26
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