This blog is about family, including those in my family tree, the primary focus, but also the family of faith, the family of community, and ultimately the family of man. It is a journey of discovery: Who they were, What they did (and Why), and When, Where, and How they lived.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
1950s Dam photos
This view of the floating caisson shows the 'A' frame strut, which was bent by ice sliding down the spillway face.
The catwalk on rafts (foreground) carried power lines to the caisson. The caisson was built to repair the spillway
bucket section of Grand Coulee Dam with Pacific Bridge Company, contractors, in charge of repairs. USBR photograph, 27 Jan 1950