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This scene is typical of most of the Grand Coulee Dam Reservoir. Previous to the formation of Lake Mead by Boulder Dam the Gatum Reservoir in Panama was the largest man-made reservoir, having a capacity of 4,413,000 acre feet of storage. Fort...
2020-10-30
Collection includes: Log books, 40 vols., 1925-1964.; Collection includes: Log books, 40 vols., 1925-1964.

This collection consists of reports, programs, pamphlets, and brochures published by the Columbia Basin Irrigation League.; The Columbia Basin Irrigation League was formed at Pasco, WA, in 1922. The organization was created to promote the Columbia...

The objects of the joint investigations were to provide a general plan for the development and settlement of the Columbia Basin area as a whole, and detailed plans for areas to be irrigated. The topographic surveys and land classifications of the...

20 p. An offprint of the journal Contracting, this pamphlet contains four reprints of articles and photographs previously published in the summer of 1916. Three articles are reprinted from Contracting, and the fourth, by Henry Bowlby, is reprinted...
2020-10-30
Need for both electric power and agricultural water supply resulted in multiple dams being placed on rivers in the Columbia River drainage basin in the mid 20th century. The collection consists of a number of photos taken over the period of the...

Caption on verso: Grand Coulee Dam, Coulee from south bank looking north. G. Asahel Curtis Studio 1942. 590-1

[Grand Coulee Dam 462]
2020-10-30
Black and white photograph of the Bridge of the Gods over the Columbia River. Fir trees are visible on the left bank and shrubs and grass are visible on the right bank. Some utility poles are visible on the right hand side of the image. Completed...
2004-03-24
Black and white image of four men, one of whom is shoveling smelt from the bottom of a boat into wooden boxes. The boxes have the words "From the Columbia River Smelt Co. Kelso, Wash." stamped on them. The man doing the shoveling is an older man...
2004-03-24
A black-and-white photograph with the number 8601 written in white ink on the lower left corner. On the back of the photo is written in pencil "The Vista House at Crown Point on the Columbia River Highway near Portland, Oregon". The curves of the...
2004-08-05
A black-and-white photograph. Written on the bottom in white ink is "No. 161. Columbia River Highway near Celilo, Ore. B.C. Markham The Dalles Ore." In the foreground is a stretch of the highway. It looks as though a fence runs along the other...
2004-08-04
This report presents information on biogeography and broad-scale ecology (macroecology) of selected fungi, lichens, bryophytes, vascular plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates of the interior Columbia River basin and adjacent areas. Rare plants...
1998-10-30
2006-11-30
2005-09-22
View looking west from Angel's Rest. Bridal Veil on Columbia River in foreground. In the foreground is a tree-covered sloping hillside leading down to the river. The river bends to the right and there is a dock visible on the left-hand bank of the...
2004-03-01
Label on verso: DATE: June 27th, 1941; OP 65-2-93-146; Dist. 1; PHOTO BY: Morgan Fitz, Camp Kettle; COUNTY: Stevens; Neg. No. 902; Title: Columbia river reservoir clear. Prog. CAPTION: Columbia River valley from point one mile south of Rice (May...
2020-10-30
Collection includes: Scrapbooks, 7 vols.; Astoria High School diploma, 1940; Newspaper clippings and research notes regarding steamboats, Columbia River Bar Pilots Association, steamboat captains, maritime laws, etc.; Collection includes:...

Article by Randall R. Howard. The author describes the construction of the Columbia River Highway, and takes us on an automobile journey along the Highway from Portland, Oregon to The Dalles and Celilo Falls. Accompanying photographs are of a...
1915-08-01
Records of an international commission.; Historical Note; City Light provides electricity and electrical and conservation services to its public and private customers. It is the largest public utility in the Pacific Northwest. Public...
The primary focus of the collection is the construction and operation of the Grand Coulee Dam. It includes an unpublished history of the dam and a substantial amount of ephemera (primarily newsletters and pamphlets) related to the dam. The...
Collection consists of 196 slides depicting irrigation, schools and towns in the Columbia Basin area, documenting the growth of the school districts in conjunction with irrigation, c. 1952 - 1958.; Old lists of labeled slides, organization of the...

Map of the Great Basin, including the states of Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and Idaho. Basins of the Columbia River and the Colorado River are drawn in red, with Pacific and Atlantic drainages indicated. Other details include...
1890-10-30
1 ms. map ; 40 x 49 cm. This is a manuscript map probably drawn by Judge Brown describing two tracts of land where the original Fort Okanogan and "Fort Okanogan on the Columbia" stood.

Images of irrigation canals and other water diversion structures in Iowa, California, Arizona, Washington, Idaho, and Colorado

2007-01-03
2007-01-03
Letter from the Bureau of Reclamation Branch of Operation and Maintenance to W. E. Code explaining the Bureau's policy for making contracts with water users and two sample contracts for the Yuma Project and the Westland and Stanfield Irrigation...

2017-07-12
2017-07-12
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