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    POSTCARD FROM KLAMATH FALLS

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    Seeing them as pure object form in the landscape, a poignant aesthetic of contrasts entwines these manmade elements with their landscape — muscular diversion canal snaking improbably high along the canyon walls, diminished river following below — huge steel penstock tubes dropping hundreds of feet from some apparently random spot on the hillside — the two round generators themselves, framed by their own dedicated traveling crane, bridging over the outwash beneath, loud rushing to rejoin the native waters.

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