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Posted 01.20.10 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Christine Macy: Dams Across America



Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia Basin Reclamation Project
Douglas and Grant Counties, Columbia River, Washington, 1933 – 1942

Photograph by Charles A. Libby & Son, 1942.

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Dams Across America
A gallery of images showing the construction of some great U.S. hydroelectric dams of the 1930s and '40s, including Hoover and Grand Coulee — something to contemplate as the current administration struggles to stimulate the economy and smarten the power grid.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Christine Macy is dean of architecture and planning at Dalhousie University.
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