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Along the Columbia River, Hercules Pillars
Along the Columbia River, Hercules Pillars
TitleAlong the Columbia River, Hercules Pillars
DescriptionSepia image. Seen from above, the Pillars of Hercules rock formation faces the Columbia River. In the left foreground is a winding road that passes between the Pillars. There are four utility poles alongside the road. Trees line the riverbank, which has been eroded by the flooded river. Rocks, trees and utility poles are partially submerged in the river. In the distance can be seen tree-covered slopes or hillsides.
TGM SubjectRivers
Rock formations
Utility poles
LC SubjectRivers
Roads -- Embankments
Riparian areas
Place NamesColumbia River
Pillars of Hercules (Landmark)
GenreOutdoor landscape
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
RightsThis item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Collection TitlePrint Collection
Collection IdentifierPH035
Additional Digital Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH035_9574.tif -- 16 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 6484 x 4021 pixels -- 1200 dpi -- 156,445,900 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH035_9574jc.tif -- 16 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 6484 x 4021 pixels -- 1200 dpi -- 417,170,180 bytes //
Capture methodScanned in reflective mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner (Scanner C). Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 48 - 1.00 - 194 prior to capture.
File Size129,895 bytes
Color Space8 bit -- RGB -- sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop as 16 bit RGB. Archived tiff is saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profile from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB, set resolution to 125 dpi and resize the width of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
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