Publication: Government Printing Office, 1936, Washington
6 3/4" x 10" in pictorial wrappers. 16 pp. including wrappers, illustrations, map. The Grand Coulee Dam made possible the Columbia Basin Project, the largest single reclamation project ever created in the United States. The project was an immense irrigation development in central Washington that provides water from the Columbia River to about 671,000 acres on the Columbia Plateau. Construction on the Grand Coulee Dam occurred between 1933 to 1942. Rear wrapper offers a map of the area of the project. Numerous photographs include aerial views of the dam site, machinery and men working, blasting scenes, the conveyor system, the Westmix Plant, etc. Booklet has been folded into thirds. Light soiling and with light wear to the extremities. Very good. An informative booklet.
Inventory Number: 40389