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Shows three-cableway system to place concrete in dam. Photo of artist's drawing. Note on back: ""Artist's painting of three-cableway system being used to place concrete in Dworshak Dam. It is 2915 feet between the head towers (right) and tail...
1965-11-21
A gathering of the crew at the time of the first bucket of concrete poured at the project on June 22. Note on back: Left to right Carroll Johnson, Cableway Supt.; Dave Pruitt, Drill & Rock Supt.; Floyd Huntington, Cableway Supt.; Harold Taylor,...
1968-11-21
Clearing operations at dam site. Also, note the coffer dam at bottom & clearing of the area where the dam is to be built.
1967-11-21
Site with dam superimposed on the photo. Coffer dam not built yet when photo taken. Note on image: "" Dworshak Dam Phantom Features""
1966-11-21
First bucket of concrete by Dravo Corp., the general contractors. Note on back: ""J.L. Wixson, project manager for Dworshak Dam Constructors, pulls the cord and releases the first bucket of concrete in Dworshak Dam. The big bucket holds 8 cubic...
1968-11-21
The first bucket of concrete was placed at the dam on June 22. Note on back: "" Left to right: Ed Hershberger, project engineer for the contractor; Ron Maxwell, assistant supt. of the job and J.L. Whitey Wixson, the supt. of construction for the...
1968-11-21
Photograph taken in 1965, shows the Coffer dam project.
1965-11-21
Coffer dam under construction. The, road up the south side of river to it & the clearing before the key way was started. Note on back: ""The buildings in the background are the contractors shops. This was all flooded out, of course, it is upstream...
1966-11-21
Dam site and diversion tunnel has been started from both ends. Note on back: ""The tunnel met exactly in the middle of the ridge. You can see the coffer dam just being started on the lower end and Orofino is in the distance. Clearing has been done...
1965-11-21
Aerial view looking upstream. The very base of the dam is being laid. Also shown are the tubes coming out, the penstocks for power & coffer dam.
1969-11-21
This shows the start on the lower end of the diversion tunnel and a coffer dam being built so as to permit the dam construction
1965-11-21
Photograph of the very bottom of the dam, elevation about 985 above sea level. Here you see men cleaning up the bedrock and solid granite just as you would clean the kitchen floor. It is at this very spot that the concrete started to pour into...
1966-11-21
Photograph looking downsteam - the coffer dam, diversion tunnel & base of dam.
1969-11-21
Photograph looking right straight at the dam site from the south side of the river. Blasting operation for foundation of dam is marked with X. Flood light for night work is circled.
1966-11-21
Photograph shows the truck road at dam. Trucks haul big stuff for Coffer dam.
1965-11-21
Aerial view shows from upstream the coffer dam. Note the flat top for parking, diversion tunnel & the very base of the dam being placed.
1969-11-21
Group who worked the hardest for the project. Note on back: "" A public hearing was held in Orofino on the project November 20, 1952. Here is a photo of those who worked hardest for the project. Left to right: Bill Erickson (now deceased); Robert...
1952-11-01
Photograph of Lt. Tom Curtis, so of A.B. Curtis, shown with Don Basgen, Dworshak dam Project Supervisor, in front of a large earth-moving machine.
1966-11-21
Aerial view of what the country at the dam site looked like before any construction. Note on back: ""This is Bruce's Eddy, the first name of the dam. Later it was changed and the name by Congressional action became Dworshak, after Senator...
1963-11-21
Early days of the attempt for authorization for dam. Mr. Curtis & Senator Dworshak are shown in Senate Hearing Room
1956-07-17
Photograph of blasting out material at dam site.
1966-11-21
Photograph of a view of the dam site in 1966.
1966-11-21
Photograph of the coffer dam.
1967-11-21
Photograph of Coffer dam fill material.
1966-11-21
Photograph of the early work in the rock pit at the dam. The heavy equipment doing the work are a large dump, a dozer and the big shovel. This rock pit was opened up, granite, for fill material, the coffer dam and then the material to make...
1965-11-21
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