Javascript Menu by Deluxe-Menu.com

I'm Buster Brown, I live in a shoe. This is my dog Tige, he lives there too.

Grand Coulee Dam

Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Tige Over
Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Tige Over

8/4/2010

Our location - Coulee City, WA

Grand Coulee Dam

click on images to enlarge
Grand Coulee Dam
We are traveling to the Grand Coulee Dam...

Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Views from the Visitor Center. Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam Grand Coulee Dam Grand Coulee Dam
click on images to enlarge
click on images to enlarge
Grand Coulee Dam We started by being taken to the top of the Dam.  The road has been closed to public traffic since 9/11/2001. Grand Coulee Dam
click on images to enlarge
click on images to enlarge
Grand Coulee Dam One thing we noticed different from the Glen Canyon Dam is that security is much higher. Armed guards are present everywhere. Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam This is Scott our guide. Grand Coulee Dam
click on images to enlarge
click on images to enlarge
Grand Coulee Dam   Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam The 200 ton overhead crane needed to maintain the generators, the largest in the world.

The main job of the Grand Coulee Dam is electrical power generation with a secondary of irrigation and flood control.  Just the opposite from the Glen Canyon Dam
Grand Coulee Dam
click on images to enlarge
click on images to enlarge
Grand Coulee Dam It is amazing to see so much mass spinning.

The Grand Coulee Dam is one big chunk of concrete. Not as tall as the Glen Canyon but far wider.
Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam   Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam The Columbia River leaving the Dam.  

Disclaimer: The information in this site is a collection of data we derived from the vendors and from our personal experiences.  This information is meant as a learning guide for you to  make your own decisions  Best practices and code should always be followed.  The recommendations we make are from our personal experiences and we do not receive any compensation for those recommendations.