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1. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1936-06-18 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1936-06-18 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; materials; building materials; metals; concrete; cork board; employment; gravel; sand; diversion channels ; Will use enough metal in dam. For warship. - Approximately as much metal as was required to build and equip the battleship New York will be used in the construction of the Grand Coulee low dam.

2. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Excavation. 1936-11-04 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Excavation. 1936-11-04 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; excavation; cofferdams; concrete pouring; carpenters; Columbia River; MWAK; wages; operating engineers Last east side dirt soon gone. - "House of magic" to begin second phase on pouring of concrete. - Down beneath a sheer wall of earth, held back by the great refrigeration system that has formed the "ice...

3. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1937-02-22 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1937-02-22 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; materials; building materials; MWAK; steel; reinforcing steel; concrete; excavations; grouting Eight million pounds steel. - Figures show how much was imbedded during 1936. - More than 8,000,000 pounds of reenforcing steel and 2,800,000 pounds of pipe were imbedded in the Grand Coulee dam during...

4. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1936-10-18 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1936-10-18 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; employment; wages; construction workers; skilled labor; carpenters; hard-rock miners; jackhammer operators Grand Coulee calls for more skilled laborers. - Carpenters, jackhammer operation and hardrock miners are needed at Grand Coulee dam and the national employment service has notified nearby employment officials...

5. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1934-11-26 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1934-11-26 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; materials; building materials; cement; MWAK; Frank A. Banks; steel pilings; cofferdams; concrete; bids; contracts; Boulder Dam Coulee work to call for much cement. - The northwest's largest order for steel and cement will be awarded soon in connection with the construction of the Grand Coulee power dam.

6. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1933-08-01 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1933-08-01 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; employment; wages; construction workers; diversion channels; cofferdams; concrete; excavation; United States Bureau of Reclamation Divert Columbia to build dam. - How this enormous river will be sidetracked is told by engineers. - Its flow is terrific. - 28,125 tons a second at Grand Coulee--Pour east section of dam first. - "The...

7. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1934-03-21 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1934-03-21 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; employment; construction workers; Harold L. Ickes; railroads; C. C. Beery; Senator Clarence C. Dill of Washington; Representative Sam. B. Hill of Washington; Elwood Mead; highways; roads; Orino & Nyberg Air labor case at Coulee dam. - Secretary Ickes orders investigation of charges of contract abuses. - Men sent to road job. - NRS office supplies 60 and may provide 100--Hear daily paper on way. - An investigation...

8. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1936-10-23 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1936-10-23 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; materials; building materials; gravel; lumber; cofferdams; diversion channel; concrete pouring Two cross-river dams will take 9,000,000 ft. lumber. - 1,000,000 yards of gravel will be used. - It will take about 9,000,000 board feet of lumber and about 1,000,000 yards of gravel placed in two cross-river...

9. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Pumping. 1936-04-23 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Pumping. 1936-04-23 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; pumping; cofferdams; John C. Stevenson; visitors; conveyor belts; excavations; concrete pouring ; Pumps at work in east coffer. - Pour 8000 gallons of water a minute from pit--300,000 yards "set.". - With the rise of the river about 14 feet from its February low level, officials of the project today...

10. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Slides. 1936-05-15 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Slides. 1936-05-15 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; slides; excavations; roads; Fred M. Weil; Continental Land Company Coulee dam - Slides on east to be detoured. - Hill to be resloped to protect deep pit--1,650,000 meals have been served. - There will be no more sliding of earth on the east shore of the river, if the...

11. State history. State of Washington Government. State Penitentiary. Riots and prison breaks. 1934-02-15 State history. State of Washington Government. State Penitentiary. Riots and prison breaks. 1934-02-15 State history; Washington; Washington State; government; politics; state penitentiary; Washington State Penitentiary; imprisonment; prisons; riots; prison breaks; escapes; Governor Clarence D. Martin of Washington; James M. McCauley; prison overcrowding Prison riot result of crowding desperadoes into state prison. - Could have been avoided if newcomers segregated, says prosecutor. - Kept wound concealed. - Officials add bank robber to list of rioters...

12. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1934-03-24 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1934-03-24 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; employment; construction workers; Western Construction Company; Frank A. Banks; roads; railroads; bids; contracts; O. L. Niles; A. A. Elmore; restaurants Boom time near at Coulee dam. - Bridge contractor unloading gear--To open highway-railway bids April 5. - "Big job" in June. - Banks off to Denver conference--Elmore excavation ready for reservoir. - By...

13. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1937-07-29 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Employment & wages. 1937-07-29 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; employment; wages; statistics; construction workers; excavation; gravel plants; water supply; water district Dam rock work has been begun. - Started on east abutment, preparatory to drilling and blasting. - Rock work on the east abutment, included work preparatory to drilling and blasting, was started today on...

14. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Excavation. 1935-05-14 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Excavation. 1935-05-14 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; excavation; conveyor belts; MWAk; bridges; power shovels; jackhammers Grand Coulee - Workmen below level of river. - New central feed of excavation system soon will be in operation. - A lateral for one of the feeder lines to the new central feeder of the conveyor belt was...

15. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Excavation. 1937-07-29 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Excavation. 1937-07-29 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; excavation; drilling; dynamite; wages; Grand Coulee Water Users' Association; gravel plants; employment; statistics; conveyor belts ; Dam rock work has been begun. - Started on east abutment, preparatory to drilling and blasting. - Rock work on the east abutment, including work preparatory to drilling and blasting, was started today...

16. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Ice dam. 1936-09-27 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Ice dam. 1936-09-27 State history; Grand Coulee dam; ice dam; soil freezing; cofferdams; employment statistics; concrete plants; diversion channels; Columbia River; mud slides East side pit virtually dry. - Water pumped out as frozen dam is tested--Diversion to be slow. - After holding water many months, since the river rose over the top of the east cofferdam last spring, the...

17. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1935-01-30 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1935-01-30 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; materials; building materials; lumber; excavation ; "Catwalk" done at Coulee dam. - Last sections laid on cable foot span across river--Start rail pier. - Lumber hides ground. - West side shore for bridge materials--New excavation mark--37,000 yards in...

18. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1934-04-29 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Materials. 1934-04-29 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; materials; building materials; concrete; steel; cofferdams; lumber Materials for low dam hit big figures. - With power plant it will require 68,000,000 pounds steel. - While the Grand Coulee high dam will ultimately use more than 11,500,000 cubic yards of concrete, the...

19. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Pouring concrete. 1935-11-03 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Pouring concrete. 1935-11-03 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; concrete pouring; excavation; dynamite; concrete plants; accidents statistics; jackhammers ; Pouring at dam to await Dec. 1. - Work schedule fixes approximate time--Engineers spurred to race. - Unless the present rate of work is speeded, it will be at least December 1 before any concrete is poured...

20. State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Pouring concrete. 1937-09-28 State history. Grand Coulee Dam. Construction. Pouring concrete. 1937-09-28 State history; Grand Coulee dam; construction; concrete pouring; MWAK; gravel plants; employment; visitors; rattlesnakes ; Concrete pace is slowed up. - Average of 9000 yards daily is new mark now set by MWAK. - Beginning today MWAK will attempt to pour concrete at an average speed of 9000 yards a day. Until the present they...
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