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Bonneville Dam, Oregon

BONNEVILLE DAM on the Columbia River 42 miles east of Portland. The $74,000,000 project will provide nearly 700,000 horsepower when completed - important for proposed aluminum manufacturing. Fish ladders are seen in the foreground.

American
1941
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)


Dimensions

Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.10939

Medium or Technique

Photochrome on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint. SEE THE OLD WEST THIS YEAR WITH 76 GASOLINE
No.164 in UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
COPYRIGHT 1941 UNION OIL CO. OF CALIF. MADE IN U.S.A.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder