[Denison Dam Between Texas and Oklahoma]

Description

Postcard of the Denison Dam spanning the Red River between Texas & Oklahoma. The intake structure as well the power house are shown within the design. Text on the back reads "At a cost of more than 50,000,000, the huge hydro-electric dam 4 miles north of Denison, Texas across Red River, will look like this from he south when completed. Length of main dam, 21,100 fee, maximum height 165 feet. Reservoir will inundate 146,000 acres in Texas and Oklahoma. Shoreline, approximately 1250 miles.".

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2018 and was provided by the Sherman Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 18 times, with 9 in the last month. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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  • Mwm
    Place of Publication: Aurora, Missouri

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The Sherman Museum

The Sherman Museum acquires, preserves, interprets, and displays items of enduring cultural, historical, and educational value for residents of Grayson County and the local Red River area.

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Description

Postcard of the Denison Dam spanning the Red River between Texas & Oklahoma. The intake structure as well the power house are shown within the design. Text on the back reads "At a cost of more than 50,000,000, the huge hydro-electric dam 4 miles north of Denison, Texas across Red River, will look like this from he south when completed. Length of main dam, 21,100 fee, maximum height 165 feet. Reservoir will inundate 146,000 acres in Texas and Oklahoma. Shoreline, approximately 1250 miles.".

Physical Description

1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: SRMM_1999-105-001
  • Accession or Local Control No: A-2574
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth1196750

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Rescuing Texas History, 2018

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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  • 1942~

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  • Oct. 19, 2019, 8 p.m.

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  • March 16, 2020, 10:01 a.m.

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Past 30 days: 9
Total Uses: 18

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  • 33.813732, -96.576263

Publication Place

  • Aurora, Missouri (Mwm)

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[Denison Dam Between Texas and Oklahoma], postcard, Date Unknown; Aurora, Missouri. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1196750/: accessed May 18, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sherman Museum.

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