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    • Shasta Dam

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

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    • General view of dam from point above abutment. Note 750 foot length of completed section showing roadway, sidewalks, and temporary timber handrails. B659
    • June 8, 1943
    • Shasta Dam

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    • Progress of intermediate bridge piers. Pier no. 2 in foreground is being poured to elevation 1,066. B847
    • October 13, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • Using two cableways to raise the first spillway bridge girder to be place; weight 105,000 pounds. C509
    • October 24, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • First bridge girder to be placed is aligned on falsework bent. The bent is cantilevered over upstream gate anchor and tied down to drum gate seat. B855
    • October 24, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • A rigger takes measurements to shore girder where it rests on falsework. View looks east to pier number 1. B856
    • October 24, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • General view of dam after all bridge girders were placed. B862
    • November 11, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • The downstream face from west abutment road. B865
    • November 23, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • This progress view of spillway bridge erection looks east from elevator tower structure. B866
    • November 23, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • 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

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    • Progress of spillway bridge, elevator tower, and hoist tower. A rope safty net, seen under the center bridge span, was used in conjunction of personnel during bridge construction. B868
    • November 23, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • The final bucket of concrete to be placed in Shasta Dam - a pour in the bridge deck. "The last bucket of concrete Shasta Dam placed under direction of U. S. Bureau of Reclamation by Pacific Constructors, Inc. 6,535,000 yards. July 8, 1940 to...
    • December 22, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • Looking south-east at upstream face from headtower elevator cage. Lake elevation is 963.08 feet above sea level. B889
    • February 14, 1945
    • Shasta Dam

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    • Looking east from point above right abutment. B801
    • February 14, 1945
    • Shasta Dam

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    • Dam and powerhouse as seen from above left abutment. B890
    • February 14, 1945
    • Shasta Dam

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    • General view of downstream face and powerhouse. Entire flow of river is passing through generator turbine. B848
    • Ocotber 11, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • sc13947
    • Progress of backfill downstream of west abutment. B850
    • October 14, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • sc13948
    • Truck with bolster and manually steered trailer transporting 102' 9" spillway bridge girder from railhead to cableway dock. B853
    • October 23, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

    • sc13949
    • Placing the last bucket of concrete in item 81. Photo shows round, hand-operated bucket used in close forms. This pour was made in the 44 block drum gate. B851
    • October 19, 1944
    • Shasta Dam

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    • View looking north to show Shasta Dam completed.
    • April 13, 1945
    • 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

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

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

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    • General View of dam from point downstream on left abutment. B602
    • January 8, 1943
    • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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

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    • 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.

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    • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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