The power house connected to this dam resembles a cathedral, complete with stained-glass windows celebrating the engineers and bankers involved in the original construction, and small multi-colored terrazzo tile. The structure was completed in
Learn more: Completed in 1941, The GRAND COULEE DAM was the biggest hydroelectric power producing facility in the world. Woody was commissioned to write about the project put forth by the Works Progress Administration: "Well, the world has seven wonders that the trav'lers always tell, Some gardens and some towers, I guess you know them well, But now the greatest wonder is in Uncle Sam's fair lang,It's the big Columbia River and the big Grand Coulee Dam."
Arrowrock Dam, on the Boise River 42 miles downstream of Anderson Ranch Dam and 22 miles upstream from Boise, is a concrete thick-arch structure 350 feet high. When constructed in the dam was recorded as being the tallest concrete dam in the world.