• Created Date
  • 1941
  • Description
  • Caption included with image: Old Marcus homes and outbuildings, purchased by the Bureau of Reclamation and turned over to the WPA for demolition, are shown going up in flames as the town is cleared to receive backwater of the Columbia River now rising behind Grand Coulee dam. Although many buildings in Marcus were bought from the Bureau and moved to new sites in the towns of Kettle Falls and Colville and new Marcus, numerous old buildings in t... more
    Caption included with image: Old Marcus homes and outbuildings, purchased by the Bureau of Reclamation and turned over to the WPA for demolition, are shown going up in flames as the town is cleared to receive backwater of the Columbia River now rising behind Grand Coulee dam. Although many buildings in Marcus were bought from the Bureau and moved to new sites in the towns of Kettle Falls and Colville and new Marcus, numerous old buildings in too poor condition for moving or salvage are being burned in this town that was first platted in 1890.Caption on verso: US WPA 559[Grand Coulee Dam 313]. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    silver gelatin, b&w
    Scanned from a photographic print at 100 dpi in JPEG format and resized to 768x512 ppi or scanned from original text at 400 dpi in JPEG format and resized to 600 ppi horizontal. Saved at compression rate 3. 2000