• Created Date
  • ca. 1921
  • Description
  • Photographs of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project constructed between 1918-1961. The Gorge Dam and Powerhouse were built by Seattle City Light and completed in September of 1924.A small powerhouse was built at this site to supply power for construction of Gorge Dam.Caption on image: 5244 Caption below image: Newhalem Power House Construction Plant. 3000 H.P. Westinghouse Pelton [water turbine]. Water supplied by 2700 foot tunnel from Newha... more
    Photographs of the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project constructed between 1918-1961. The Gorge Dam and Powerhouse were built by Seattle City Light and completed in September of 1924.A small powerhouse was built at this site to supply power for construction of Gorge Dam.Caption on image: 5244 Caption below image: Newhalem Power House Construction Plant. 3000 H.P. Westinghouse Pelton [water turbine]. Water supplied by 2700 foot tunnel from Newhalem CreekPH Coll 45.1-20. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    silver gelatin, b&w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2005