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Grand Coulee Dam : Columbia Basin Project and its headquarters, Spokane.

Grand Coulee Dam : Columbia Basin Project and its headquarters, Spokane.

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Published by Spokane Chamber of Commerce in [Spokane, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Columbia Basin Project (U.S.) -- History -- Maps,
  • Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSpokane Chamber of Commerce,, Pacific Northwest History Collection., Historical Map Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17603500M
    OCLC/WorldCa28663964

    Grand Coulee floodwaters surged through that coulee into the open area known as the Quincy Basin, which is centered at the present-day cities of Quincy, Ephrata and Moses Lake. Telford/Crab Creek floods flowed southwesterly in a broad channel from the area between Davenport and Wilbur. They joined the Grand Coulee outflows in Quincy Basin. - An engineering marvel, how they keep the water at bay and create energy for our country. See more ideas about Grand coulee dam, Washington state and Evergreen state pins.

    The Columbia Basin Project is a multipurpose development utilizing a portion of the resources of the Columbia River in the central part of the State of Washington. The key structure, Grand Coulee Dam, is on the main stem of the Columbia River about 90 miles west of Spokane, Wash. Pacific Northwest Region. Columbia River Basin in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana & Wyoming.

    Library Resources for Teaching American History: Grand Coulee Dam & NW Culture and Economies Library Resources for Teaching American History: Grand Coulee Dam & NW Culture and Economies. This guide is to provide access to resources which will be useful to teachers of U.S. History at all grade levels. Second Half of the Columbia Basin Author: Steven Bingo. Start studying History Final 3. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Renamed and reauthorize the Grand Coulee Dam Project as the Columbia Basin Project. Grand Coulee Dam was responsible for airplanes and the atomic bomb.


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Grand Coulee Dam : Columbia Basin Project and its headquarters, Spokane Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grand Coulee Dam. Columbia Basin Project and Its Headquarters Spokane. (Map title: Panoramic Perspective of the Spokane Region Including the Geological and Scenic Wonderland Embracing the Grand Coulee Dam).

Columbia Basin Irrigation Project. Grand Coulee Dam and Its Headquarters Spokane. (Map title: Panoramic Perspective of the Spokane Region Including the Geological and Scenic Wonderland Embracing the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project and.). WASHINGTON STATE - GRAND COULEE DAM).

Grand Coulee was long recognized as an ideal place to store Columbia River water to irrigate the arid but fertile Columbia Basin. A dam was proposed as early asbut opposition by Spokane private power interests and the cost of the dam delayed design and construction until the administration of Pres.

Franklin D. Roosevelt/5(6). Grand Coulee Dam. Columbia Basin Project and Its Headquarters Spokane. Map title: Panoramic Perspective of the Spokane Region Including the Geological and Scenic Wonderland Embracing the Grand Coulee Dam.

Spokane, Washington. Spokane Chamber of Commerce. No date. Spokane, Washington.: Spokane Chamber of Commerce. Circa Folded brochure, 9 x 4 inches, opening to map of the region 18 x 24 inches featuring the site of the dam, the city of Spokane, the Colville National Forest, the Coeur D'Alene National Fo.

geology of the grand coulee + grand coulee dam and columbia basin irrigation project [address before the northwestern scientific association, spokane meeting, decemaccomplanied by lantern slides] [joseph g mcmacken] on *free* shipping on qualifying : Joseph G McMacken.

All of this drove the construction of Grand Coulee Dam and the Columbia Basin Project. Settlers who came to the arid Columbia Basin in the s and s dreamed of irrigation.

7 The Columbia Basin Project is the result of many overlapping and diverse visions, all aiming toward that end, which emerged from the late-nineteenth century through the present. Grand Coulee is the largest dam in the Columbia River Basin and one of the largest in the hing about the dam is large: it is feet ( meters) tall, measured from its foundation in solid granite, or approximately feet ( meters) from the downstream river surface to the top of the dam.

Water from Lake Roosevelt behind Grand Coulee Dam is pumped uphill to a mile-long reservoir, Banks Lake, from which it flows by gravity into a series of canals. Outlets for unused water empty into the Columbia above Richland and Pasco more than miles to the south.

The project includes more than miles of main canals, 2, miles of. The Columbia Basin Project (or CBP) in Central Washington, United States, is the irrigation network that the Grand Coulee Dam makes possible.

It is the largest water reclamation project in the United States, supplying irrigation water to overacres (2, km 2) of the 1, acres (4, km 2) large project area, all of which was originally intended to be supplied and is still.

Grand Coulee Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, built to produce hydroelectric power and provide irrigation water.

Constructed between andGrand Coulee originally had only two powerhouses. The third powerhouse, completed in to increase energy production, makes Grand Coulee the largest power station in the United States by Location: Grant / Okanogan counties, near Coulee.

Grand Coulee book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the capable hands of Paul Pitzer, the fight for Grand Coulee Dam and /5(3). The dam is impressive by its sheer size and the visitor center has a good, although LONG, movie about the building of the dam.

I was very disappointed in the tour. The tour starts at a location about 2 miles past the visitor center where you go thru a security check (if you 4/5(). Grand Coulee Dam is a gravity dam on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington built to produce hydroelectric power and provide irrigation water.

It was constructed between andoriginally with two power plants. A third power station was completed in to increase its. Grand Coulee Dam (ko͞o`lē), ft ( m) high and 4, ft (1, m) long, on the Columbia River, N central Wash., NW of Spokane; built –42 as a key unit in the Columbia basin project Columbia basin project, central Wash., a multipurpose development of the U.S.

Bureau of Reclamation providing irrigation, hydroelectric power, and flood control. Grand Coulee Dam, hailed as the "Eighth Wonder of the World" when it was completed inis as confounding to the human eye as an elephant might be to an ant. It girdles the Columbia River with 12 million cubic yards of concrete, stacked one mile wide and as tall as a story building, backing up a mile long reservoir, spinning out more.

Grand Coulee was long recognized as an ideal place to store Columbia River water to irrigate the arid but fertile Columbia Basin. A dam was proposed as early asbut opposition by Spokane private power interests and the cost of the dam delayed design and Washington s Grand Coulee is an ice-age channel that carried the Columbia River when /5.

Grand Coulee Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, built to produce hydroelectric power and provide irrigation water. Constructed between andGrand Coulee originally had only two powerhouses.

The third powerhouse, completed in to increase energy production, makes Grand Coulee the largest power station in the United States by. Grand Coulee was long recognized as an ideal place to store Columbia River water to irrigate the arid but fertile Columbia Basin. A dam was proposed as early asbut opposition by Spokane private power interests and the cost of the dam delayed design and construction until the administration of Pres.

Franklin D. Roosevelt. Columbia Basin Project History ( KB) Columbia Basin Project Brochure ( MB) Related Facilities Related Links. Contact. Operator Title: Field Office Manager Organization: Ephrata Field Office Address: 32 C Street NW City: Ephrata, WA Fax:.

On August 3,President Franklin D. Roosevelt () visits Grand Coulee Dam, a massive public works project undertaken as part of Roosevelt’s efforts to ease joblessness during the Depression. Advocates of the dam, located on the Columbia River in Central Washington, had lobbied for federal support for the project for years.Together with the communities of Elmer City, Grand Coulee, and Electric City, it is a home for service employees of the huge gravity dam that is the focus of the multipurpose Columbia Basin Project.

Coulee Dam also serves as headquarters of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area, which encompasses more than square miles ( square km) and includes Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake. Frank A. Banks was appointed as the chief construction engineer of the Grand Coulee Dam in Carl W.

Smith was the WPA administrator for Washington State. Morgan Fitz was born and educated in Seattle, WA. After serving as a photographer on the Grand Coulee Dam project, he served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.