Classic WA photos: Bonneville Dam

Classic WA photos: Bonneville Dam

Bonneville Dam 1930s

(Photo courtesy of Washington State Digital Archives)

Our State Digital Archives has thousands of classic cool photos of everything Washington – especially people and places.

This photo shows people parked downriver from Bonneville Dam, the last dam that the mighty Columbia River pours over before reaching the Pacific Ocean. The photo is part of the State Library Photograph Collection, 1851-1990  and was taken sometime between 1932 and 1942. The dam is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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