• Created Date
  • ca. 1910
  • Description
  • Fish wheels were utilized to catch adult salmon swimming upstream. Wooden and wire baskets, powered by the downstream current, scooped up fish and deposited them into a holding pen. This method of fishing was used on the Columbia River from 1879 to 1934.
  • Format
  • Postcard
    image
    5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
    Scanned from an original postcard using a ScanMaker 6800 at 100-175 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007