During the Great Depression, a series of hydroelectric dams were constructed along the Columbia river as part of a project to increase the production of electricity. This culminated in 1941 with the completion of the Grand Coulee Dam, the largest dam in the United States.

During the Great Depression, a series of hydroelectric dams were constructed along the Columbia river as part of a project to increase the production of electricity. This culminated in 1941 with the completion of the Grand Coulee Dam, the largest dam in the United States.

Houseboat Lake Powell

Houseboat Lake Powell

[Four men, three standing on top and one standing inside, riding on large casing section of pipe suspended by cable as it is moved into position by a crane, reservoir in the background during construction of the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington]

[Four men, three standing on top and one standing inside, riding on large casing section of pipe suspended by cable as it is moved into position by a crane, reservoir in the background during construction of the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington]

Sheep being herded across Grand Coulee Dam.

Sheep being herded across Grand Coulee Dam.

600 pixels, long side  Cushman ID:  438.6  Archives ID:  P01460  Date:  Sep. 22, 1938  Description (Slide):  D-6 = Grand Coulee Dam under construction Cushman  Description (Notebook):  * D-6= Coulee Dam under construction  Street Address:  (None)  Location:  Grand Coulee, Washington, United States (Grant county)

600 pixels, long side Cushman ID: 438.6 Archives ID: P01460 Date: Sep. 22, 1938 Description (Slide): D-6 = Grand Coulee Dam under construction Cushman Description (Notebook): * D-6= Coulee Dam under construction Street Address: (None) Location: Grand Coulee, Washington, United States (Grant county)

Ian Tyson~ Definitely one of my favorites!

Ian Tyson~ Definitely one of my favorites!

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