Gunsight Butte Before Lake Powell

Photo: USBR, 1962. Source: The LeGate family. No other caption on back.

Here’s a 1962 photo of Gunsight Butte before there was a Padre Bay and a Lake Powell. For reference, Gunsight Bay will eventually be on the other side of the Butte and Last Chance Bay is behind the photographer. This view is looking southwest across the future Padre Bay. Click the image to enlarge it in a new window.

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