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Category:City Scenes
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Keywords:anthony, arch, bridge, dam, falls, minneapolis, minnesota, mississippi, river, saint, stone, waterfall
Photo Info

Dimensions7500 x 5000
Original file size16.2 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken24-May-14 21:27
Date modified28-May-14 21:44
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D800
Focal length14 mm
Focal length (35mm)14 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure10s at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Saint Anthony Falls

Saint Anthony Falls

During the 1700s and 1800s, explorers and settlers visited the region to see the great spectacle caused by the falls. The falls became the main source of power for the many lumber and flour mills that were built around the area during this time period.
St. Anthony Falls suffered severe damage from 1860 to 1887 due to overuse and poor engineering of water power systems. The US Army Corps of Engineers made improvements to the falls in 1937 to help stabilize the falls.