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Lake of the Ozarks: Vintage Vacation Paradise (Images of by H. Dwight Weaver

By H. Dwight Weaver

whilst the Union electrical corporation complete developing Bagnell Dam in 1931, that they had performed greater than construct a resource of electric power-they had created a holiday paradise. Bordered by way of lush hills and historic bedrock, the Lake of the Ozarks covers greater than 50,000 acres. because the beginning of the lake's first boat docks, 3 generations of tourists have spent numerous days enjoyable through its waters. H. Dwight Weaver reconstructs those lazy days, delivering readers a classic journey of 1 of America's favourite locations. every one new release witnessed the area's progress, from rustic rock masonry constructions to gravity-defying secret homes. whereas tourists within the Nineteen Thirties and 40s got here looking respite from the good melancholy and global warfare II, their teenagers and grandchildren again in happier occasions, drawn again by way of the common attractiveness and man-made wonders, as illustrated in those ancient images.

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