Download Full Text (6.5 MB)
0227: Marshall University Regional Photograph Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
[Gallipolis lock and dam, Point Pleasant, W. Va., 1936.] 1 postcard : b&w. ; 9x14 cm. View of construction of the Gallipolis lock and dam on Ohio river, ca. 1936; looking upriver (north) with Ohio on left bank, W. Va. at the right. Originally named "Eureka lock and dam" for the nearby village; changed to "Gallipolis," a more familiar place on the Ohio river. Identification confirmed by Jerry Sutphin and Dr. Emery Kemp, 3/4/2004.
Subject Terms: Ohio River Point Pleasant, W.Va. Gallipolis, Ohio Locks (Hydraulic engineering) Dams Construction Rivers Transportation
"[Gallipolis lock and dam,, Point Pleasant, W. Va., ca. 1936.]" (1936). 0227: Marshall University Regional Photograph Collection. 359.