Amistad Dam

Pictured in this Warren’s Studio photo from the left are: Guadalupe Borja Osorno and husband Mexican President Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President Richard Nixon and wife Pat Nixon during the Amistad Dam dedication ceremony held Sept. 8, 1969 at the dam. The dam was built by both countries following the flood caused by Hurricane Alice in 1954, to provide flood control and to create a reservoir for consumption and irrigation purposes.

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