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Laying the tracks

This is a view of track laying along the upper

Grand Coulee in the late months of 1934.

Note iconic Pinnacle Rock in the distance.

The contractor who built the line, David H. Ryan, had already completed some earth-moving contracts at the dam and had his equipment at the ready when he won the job of building the tracks from Coulee City to the dam site. Mr. Ryan was known to do things on the cheap....


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