Map of Gravity Plan with the face of George Washington

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Title

Map of Gravity Plan with the face of George Washington

Description

This map appears in a brochure by the Union Pacific Railroad. In it, they tie Columbia Basin irrigation with our nations roots by suggesting that the likeness of George Washington carved out by the Columbia River is a sign that the region, like Washington, is destined to be a celebrated part of our national mythology.

Creator

Union Pacific Railroad

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

image

Citation

Union Pacific Railroad, “Map of Gravity Plan with the face of George Washington,” Digital Exhibits, accessed February 27, 2021, http://digitalexhibits.wsulibs.wsu.edu/items/show/4655.