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    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13906
    • Close-up of River flowing through the 40 row.
    • 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13956
    • The shadow of the east training wall near crest of the spillway outlines the parabolic curve of the structure. Note riggers riding beam above bridge.
    • 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13946
    • Looking east at spillway section. Note construction of elevator tower base by right or west training wall. B849
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    • Spillway

    • Spillway
    • sc13874
    • View of upstream face of spillway section showing river flowing through 40 row and diversion gate in place 44 row. B598
    • December 10, 1942
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13875
    • General view of dam from point above west or right abutement. B600
    • December 10, 1942
    • Spillway Face.

    • Spillway Face.
    • sc13876
    • View of downstream face of spillway showing river flowing through the 40 rows. B601
    • December 10, 1942
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13877
    • General View of dam from point downstream on left abutment. B602
    • January 8, 1943
    • Dam Face and Spillway

    • Dam Face and Spillway
    • sc13878
    • Close up view of downstream face of spillway section. Remains of timber crib in right center foreground. B603
    • January 8, 1943
    • Dam View

    • Dam View
    • sc13879
    • General view of dam from point above left corewall excavation. B604
    • January 8, 1943
    • Embankment

    • Embankment
    • sc13880
    • Rock-fill embankment on upstream side of left abutment. B607
    • January 7, 1943
    • Dam Spillway

    • Dam Spillway
    • sc13882
    • Flood passing through all three low blocks in spillway section the day following record two-foot snow fall. B610
    • January 21, 1943
    • Sacramento River

    • Sacramento River
    • sc13883
    • View of river upstream from dam at time of flood - debris caught against suspended cat walk came from dismantled buildings at Kennett. B618
    • January 21, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13884
    • General view of dam from point downstream of left abutment. B619
    • February 5, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13885
    • 102 inch diameter river outlet pipes being installed on high blocks in spillway section. B620
    • February 5, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13886
    • Another view of 102 inch diameter river outlet pipe in spillway section. 15 ft. diameter penstock pipes in foreground. B623
    • February 8, 1943
    • Spillway Section Shasta Dam

    • Spillway Section Shasta Dam
    • sc13887
    • General view of spillway section from point downstream. River flow is enough to just top the diversion gate in the 44 row. B624
    • February 8, 1943
    • Fifth Millionth Yard

    • Fifth Millionth Yard
    • sc13888
    • Placing the 5th millionth yard of concrete. This took place on high block in right abutment. February 17, 1943. B625
    • February 17, 1943
    • Shasta Dam Embankment

    • Shasta Dam Embankment
    • sc13889
    • Earth and rock embankment placing operations upstream from left abutment. B628
    • March 11. 1943
    • Face of Shasta Dam

    • Face of Shasta Dam
    • sc13890
    • View of upstream face of spillway section. River is topping the diversion gate in 44 row. Foundation for the river outlet trashracks are completed and forming starts for trashracks columns and ribs. B629
    • March 11, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13891
    • General view of dam from point downstream of left abutment showing progress at end of the 32nd month of concrete placing. B632
    • March 14, 1942
    • Shasta Dam Spillway

    • Shasta Dam Spillway
    • sc13892
    • Downstream face of spillway section. Note channels formed into concrete for discharge of water from outlet pipes. B634
    • March 11, 1943
    • Shasta Dam Officials.

    • Shasta Dam Officials.
    • sc13893
    • Directors and company officials present at annual meeting March 1943. Left to right: L. P. Sowles, Clyde W. Wood, F. T. Crowe, Floyd Shafner, W. A. Johnson, Mr. Lawler, Ralph Lowry (USBR), J. Bevanda, W. V. Greeley, Vincent Bressi, Warren Black,...
    • March 16, 1943
    • Shasta Dam Officials.

    • Shasta Dam Officials.
    • sc13894
    • Directors and company officials present at annual meeting March 1943. Left to right: L. P. Sowles, Clyde W. Wood, F. T. Crowe, Floyd Shafner, W. A. Johnson, Mr. Lawler, Ralph Lowry (USBR), J. Bevanda, W. V. Greeley, Vincent Bressi, Warren Black,...
    • March 16, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13895
    • Spillway section and powerhouse. B640
    • April 8, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13896
    • Right abutment blocks nearing completion showing reusale form panels in place on high blocks. B641
    • April 8, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13897
    • General view of dam from right abutment. B642
    • April 8, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13898
    • General view of dam from point above left abutment corewall excavation. B643
    • April 9, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13899
    • Upstream face of spillway section and right abutment. B648
    • May 7, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13908
    • View of downstream face of spillway section and left abutment. B660
    • June 8, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13909
    • View of top of blocks in spillway section showing some of the river outlet pipe castings in place. B661
    • June 9, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13910
    • View from west abutment showing job progress soon after mix plant change- over was completed. B743
    • March 8, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13911
    • The original mix plant platform is entirely submerged. Concrete operations continue from new plant down stream from dam. B746
    • March 10, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13912
    • East corewall construction and backfill operations are carried forward together. B748
    • March 10, 1944
    • Shasta Dam Administrators

    • Shasta Dam Administrators
    • sc13913
    • Left to right: David C. May, Office Engineer; Wm. V. Greeley, Chiel Engineer; Clyde W. Wood, Treasurer; Warren Black; L. E. Dixon; J. N. Gordon; M. J. Bevanda; David Davison; Wm. A. Johnson, President; R. M. Knox; O. W. Swenson; Floyd Shofner; D....
    • March 28, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13900
    • General view of downstream face of dam showing progress at end of 34th month of concrete placing. B649
    • May 7, 1943
    • Shasta Dam Administrators

    • Shasta Dam Administrators
    • sc13914
    • Left to right: David C. May, Office Engineer; Wm. V. Greeley, Chiel Engineer; Clyde W. Wood, Treasurer; Warren Black; L. E. Dixon; J. N. Gordon; M. J. Bevanda; David Davison; Wm. A. Johnson, President; R. M. Knox; O. W. Swenson; Floyd Shofner; D....
    • March 28, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13915
    • General view of dam looking north. The lake elevation is 875 feet above sea level. Mt. Shasta is barely discernible directly above head tower. B753
    • April 5, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13916
    • View from upstream showing trashrack progress. Lake elevation is 879 feet above sea level. B755
    • April 8, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13917
    • Photo showing first rows of reinforceing steel placed in drum gate spillway cantilever - blocks 43 and 45.
    • April 15, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13918
    • Reinforcing steel being placed in drum gate spillway cantilever of 45 block. B761
    • April 15, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13920
    • View shows mass concrete and roadway nearly completed in west abutment. B771
    • May 10, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13921
    • A 250 ton Gantry Crane is provided for handling of operating gates, etc. in dam. B773
    • May 10, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13922
    • Progress view of east corewall construction and backfill showing how 40 foot panels were raised and shored. B774
    • May 15, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13923
    • The 250 ton Gantry Crane is traveling with penstock outlet coaster gate on the hook. In left background thr crane siding is being excavated. B788
    • May 29, 1944
    • Spillway section Shasta Dam

    • Spillway section Shasta Dam
    • sc13901
    • View of the downstream face of spillway section. Note double channels on high blocks for double row of river outlet pipes. B652
    • May 7, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13924
    • Riggers make ready an hydraulic hoist with first section of stem preparatory to placing a penstock outlet coaster gate. B790
    • May 29, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13925
    • General progress view from east abutment road. B801
    • June 8, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • Shasta Dam
    • sc13926
    • Spillway section showing reinforcing steel placed for bridge piers numbering 2 and 3. B802
    • June 10, 1944

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