Presentation to highlight engineering marvel that is Grand Coulee Dam
Last updated 8/15/2018 at 9:42am
A free presentation on “Building Grand Coulee Dam,” by Raymond Paul Giroux, will discuss how the right conditions, people and engineering allowed it to happen at that time.
The Aug. 25 program will be presented at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center.
“During the early twentieth century, the Bureau of Reclamation was charged with harnessing the water potential of the western United States,” an Aug. 13 bureau press release states. “Critical to this vision was taming the mighty Columbia River. With river flows more than 300,000 cubic feet per second, building the bigges...