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Owyhee Reservoir, Oregon
OWYHEE RESERVOIR south of Ontario, Oregon, controls Owyhee River and stores irrigation water for 30,000 acres of Oregon's rich farm land. Until completion of Boulder Dam, Owyhee Dam was the highest in the world.
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photochrome on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint. SEE THE OLD WEST THIS YEAR WITH 76 GASOLINE
No.167 in UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
COPYRIGHT 1941 UNION OIL CO. OF CALIF. MADE IN U.S.A.
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)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder