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Celilo Falls - A moment in time from 1956

But all was destroyed on the morning of March 10, 1957, when the massive steel and concrete gates of The Dalles Dam closed, choking back the downstream surge of the Columbia River. Six hours later and eight miles upstream, Celilo Falls, the spectacular natural wonder and the age-old Indian salmon fishery associated with it, was under water.

A precious moment in time

A finger presses the trigger of a camera: a slight motion, but it captures a moment in our planet’s history that might otherwise have been lost. Which moment? How faithfully recorded? What can it tell us? A photographer’s decision …