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The Needles, Cape Horn on the Columbia River
The Needles, Cape Horn on the Columbia River
TitleThe Needles, Cape Horn on the Columbia River
DescriptionA black-and-white photographic postcard. The printed caption at upper right reads "The Needles, Cape Horn on the Columbia River". The view is of a rock formation known as The Needles, with a waterfall flowing from the top of a cliff and into the Columbia. At the base of the cliff at the edge of the water are natural stone columns. Some trees are at the top of the cliff and also on the far shore of the river.
TGM SubjectRock formations
LC SubjectFormations (Geology)
Riparian areas
Place NamesNeedles, Washington
Cape Horn, Washington
Columbia River
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_9575.tif -- 16 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4120 x 6549 pixels -- 1200 dpi -- 53,977,288 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH035_9575jc.tif -- 16 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 4120 x 6549 pixels -- 1200 dpi -- 215,871,844 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 - 189 prior to capture.
File Size556,350 bytes
Color Space8 bit -- RGB -- sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop as 16 bit Grayscale. 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 Gray Gamma 2.2 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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