Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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Mammoth Siphon For Coulee Dam Nears Completion
Staten Island-Brooklyn Bridge Approved
Photos of the government's irrigation project in Washington state show a section of the 4,400-foot Dry Coulee Siphon No.1, which will be part of the 88-mile West Canal. A web of steel ribs is covered with 2 feet of concrete to make the tunnel which is 25 feet in diameter.
Plans for what will be the world's longest suspension bridge, to connect the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island, across New York's harbor, have been approved by the U.S. Army. Left photo is a sketch showing how it will look when completed.
Ground is broken for the 30-inch pipe which will carry gas about 1,840 miles, from Texas to New York City, at Laurel, Miss. Machine shown cleans, polishes and coats the pipe in one operation.
This giant bore which looks like the inside of a giant cannon, or a railroad tunnel, is actually a mammoth concrete "pipe" in tne Columbia Basin irrigation system. It is a mile long and is just one of the many that will be used to carry water on the 50-mile trip between Gran. Coulee dam and irrigatable land.
Takes 19 Years To Build Self A “Castle”
When Ted Bettendorf, a 61-year-old bachelor born in Vtanden, Luxembourg, started excavations for a home in Fox River Grove, III., he ran into a large rock bed, and so decided to build a rock house, single-handed, pattered after the Vianden Caste in his homeland. Right:: path leading to drawbridge outside "castle".
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