1970 Grand Coulee Dam, Third Power Plant. Installation of One Turbine Runner G20. Another Turbine in the Foreground.

Installation of One Turbine Runner Another Turbine in the Foreground.

Today's picture shows construction workers moving a large pipe. The picture is from the Grand Coulee Dam project in Washington State. Around 1940.

Construction workers moving a large pipe. The picture is from the Grand Coulee Dam project in Washington State. The picture was taken around

Grand Coulee Dam, Eastern WA

Play Your Visit to Grand Coulee Dam

Information for visitors to Grand Coulee Dam, including info about the visitor center, dam tours, the laser show, and dam view points.

Grand Coulee Dam, Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Region

Grand Coulee Dam, Bureau of Reclamation - Managing water and power in the West

Photo Gallery . Grand Coulee Dam . American Experience . WGBH | PBS

It would be the "Biggest Thing on Earth," the salvation of the common man, a dam and irrigation project that would make the desert bloom, a source of cheap power that would boost an entire region of the country.

Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show, Coulee Dam,  Washington. Grand Coulee is a great place to visit if you enjoy camping and water sports. Seeing the lazer show at the dam is AMAZING, especially with the water rushing behind it

My favorite place as a kid! Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show, Coulee Dam, Washington. Grand Coulee is a great place to visit if you enjoy camping and water sports. Seeing the lazer show at the dam is AMAZING, especially with the water rushing behind it

Joe Hodgin, an eastern Washington woolgrower, takes his herd of 2,600 sheep across the Grand Coulee Dam around 1947.

Joe Hodgin, an eastern Washington woolgrower, takes his herd of sheep across the Grand Coulee Dam around

Grand Coulee Dam Washington #coffee mug visit our ebay store at  http://stores.ebay.com/esquirestore

Grand Coulee Dam Washington Coffee Mug

Grand Coulee Dam - laser light show. View and hear the show from the park at the base of the dam.    Lay out a blanket and enjoy!

Grand Coulee Dam - laser light show. View and hear the show from the park at the base of the dam. Lay out a blanket and enjoy!

At once the story of an astonishing engineering achievement, and a cautionary tale about arrogance, our relationship to the natural world, and the price of progress.

At once the story of an astonishing engineering achievement, and a cautionary tale about arrogance, our relationship to the natural world, and the price of progress.

Diver entering water at the Grand Coulee Dam construction site on January 7, 1938.

Diver entering water, Grand Coulee Dam construction site by UW Digital Collections

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Grand Coulee Dam poster image

Grand Coulee Dam poster image

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