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The Hiram M. Chittenden (Ballard Locks) under construction circa 1915 in Seattle, Washington.
Chittenden Locks Under Construction
4/28/2017 12:36:00 PM
Locks 100 Button
Locks 100 Button
4/20/2017 1:44:00 PM
Rainbow over the waves at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks), Feb. 9, 2017. Chittenden Locks was completed in 1917 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers connecting the waters of Lake Washington, Lake Union, and Salmon Bay to the tidal waters of Puget Sound.
Rainbow over the waves
3/16/2017 2:20:00 PM
Water flows through the spillways at Chief Joseph Dam, Feb. 20, 2017.  The outflow that evening was 480 kfcs. Chief Joseph Dam is the second largest hydropower producing dam in the United States. It is the largest hydropower producing dam operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. (Photo by Capt. Chandler Alford)
Water flows at Chief Joseph dams
3/16/2017 2:01:00 PM
The January-March 2017 Flagship is available to view online.
Flagship Jan-Mar 2017
3/16/2017 12:03:00 PM
Opening day, July 4, 1917, of the Government Locks in Seattle. Later renamed the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are kicking off the Centennial commemoration with songwriting performances and historical displays President's Day weekend, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., February 18 thorugh 20.
Public Affairs
2/10/2017 10:33:00 AM
The S.S. Roosevelt, the ship Robert E. Peary used to attain the North Pole in April 1909, was the first “official” ship to pass through the Ballard Locks on July 4, 1917, leading a parade of 80 boats. A 6-foot-long scale model of the vessel will make its debut during the Chittenden Locks Centennial commemoration kickoff President’s Day weekend, February 18 through 20.
Public Affairs
2/10/2017 10:33:00 AM
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard being built in the early 1900s. The locks are part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal which stretches between Lake Washington and Shilshole Bay and officially opened July 4, 1917. Songwriting finalist performances and historical societies and other group’s displays will kick off the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Centennial commemoration 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., February 18 through 20, 2017.
Public Affairs
2/10/2017 10:33:00 AM
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