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Name Grand Coulee Dam

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Image of 2001.004.0014 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0014 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fourteenth slide of series (color), "There are many large elevators inside the dam to serve the many floors from top to bottom." A large group of men and women, who range in age of child to senior, are in an elevator. The majority of the pictured people appear Caucasian. Beam and light in background. "Dam Elevator" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0015 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0015 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifteenth slide of series (color), "Inside one sees the huge shafts that go from the turbines below up to the generators above. One is told unbelievable facts regarding the size and weight, and how they were installed." A group of men and women, who appear to be adults, are standing behind a railing around a turbine shaft. The majority of the pictured people appear Caucasian. "Turbine Shaft" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0016 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0016 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixteenth slide of series (color), "Inside one of the huge rooms that contain nine huge generators, and the other building on the other side of the dam also has nine." Nine generators in a room with lights overhead. "Grand Coulee Dam / Nine Generators" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0017 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0017 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Seventeenth slide of series (color), "The control room inside the dam, where numerous gadgets and dials tells if everything is operating as it should. Any failure would be registered instantly." Man sitting in chair at desk next to panel with dials and meters. Man appears middle aged and Caucasian. "Control Room" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0020 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0020 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenthieth slide of series (color), "Closer view of the Roosevelt Lake behind the dam, with a log boom across it to prevent logs and floating objects from going over the top of the dam." Picture of dam and Lake Roosevelt with hills in background. "Lake Roosevelt" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0021 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0021 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-first slide of series (color), "The picture is looking across the 12 large pipes, each 15 feet in diameter, that brings the water up 280 feet, and operated by a 65,000 horse power pump down in the dam." Picture of pipes with water and hills in background. "Pipes that carry water to / Banks Lake" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0022 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0022 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-second slide of series (color), "The water is rolling out of the pipes into the feeder canal. This is the water that will irrigate the millions of acres in the Columbia Basin, and is pumped from the Columbia River during high water and thus helps to prevent floods on the lower Colmbia." Picture of water, dam, and building with hills in background. "Gate - Feeder Canal" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0023 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0023 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-third slide of series (color), "Looking south along the feeder canal, which empties this big artificial river into the equalization reservoir in the Grand Coulee to the south." Picture of sign, railings, and water with hills in background. "Feeder Canal" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0024 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0024 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-fourth slide of series (color), "The north dam of the equalization reservoir which prevents the water from flowing back into the Columbia River." Picture of water with hills in background. "North Dam" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0025 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0025 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-fifth slide of series (color), "The famed Steamboat Rock, as perhaps few will ever see it this way again, as it was taken before the completion of the equalization reservoir and the filling of it with water." Picture of field with hills in background. "Steamboat Rock" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0026 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0026 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-sixth slide of series (color), "The Steamboat Rock was an island during the ice age, and is now again an island in the equalization reservoir." Picture of water with hills in background. "Steamboat Rock" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0027 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0027 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-seventh slide of series (color), "As one leaves the Coulee Dam and drives south in the Grand Coulee that was once a barren waste for ages, one sees many beautiful spots made so by the artificial lake." Picture of road and water with hills in background. "Banks Lake" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0028 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0028 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-eighth slide of series (color), "This is the south dam of the equalization reservoir, over a mile long, with Hwy #2 built on top of it. Coulee City is in the distance." Picture of road and water with land in background. "Now- Banks Lake" written in ink on bottom half and "South Dam - / Equalizing Reservoir" on top half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0029 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0029 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenty-ninth slide of series (color), "Looking north towardly the Coulee Dam from the south dam of the equalization reservoir." Picture of road and water with hills in background. "Scenic View" written in ink on bottom half and "Banks Lake" on top half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0030 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0030 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirtieth slide of series (color), "The surge of water leaving the equalization reservoir on its way through a maze of canals that fan out over the Columbia Basin." Picture of canal with water with hills in background. "Canal - Banks Lake to / Becon siphon" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0031 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0031 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirtieth-first slide of series (color), "Near the south dam one sees this spectacular sign." Picture of large sign describing "The Great Mystery Falls of Washington" with hills in background. "Sign at Dry Falls" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0032 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0032 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirtieth-second slide of series (color), "Following the information on the sign, one stops to view the famous Dry Falls, and perhaps pause long enough to listen to a recording of the story about the Dry Falls, which is played ever so often for the visiting tourists from everywhere. It is a fascinating story, and when you visit there, be sure to listen to the recording." Picture of water with hills in background. "Dry Falls" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0033 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0033 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirtieth-third slide of series (color), "A short distance south of the Dry Falls, the highway drops down into the lower part of the Grand Coulee, once the river bed of the Columbia River when it was ice blocked out of its present course. Several beautiful alkali lakes occur between the Dry Falls and Soap Lake, where the Coulee ends." Picture of sagebrush with water and hills in background. "Lower part of / Grand Coulee" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0034 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0034 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirtieth-fourth slide of series (color), "Pausing as one goes south and looking back north, one gets beautiful scenes like this one." Picture of vegetation and lake with hills in background. "Banks Lake" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0035 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0035 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirtieth-fifth slide of series (color). Picture of a possibly dry lake/river bed with hills in background. "Moses Coulee" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slides CB 34 through CB 49 appear to be missing from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.