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Tourist No. 2 (Astoria Ferry)

The wooden ferry Tourist No 2 was built by Wilson Shipyards in Astoria, Oregon, in 1924, for $42,000. It is the only surviving vessel from the once-vital fleet of ferries owned and operated by Captain Fritz Elfving that crossed the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington from 1921 to 1966, completing the last water gap [...]
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Butte Creek Mill

Located in Eagle Point, The Butte Creek Mill was built in 1872 and situated on a steep bank on the west side of the Little Butte Creek. Over 140 years ago, a ship sailed around the horn to Crescent City carrying giant stones, quarried in Paris, France for grinding stone into flour, which the mill [...]
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OSU Experiment Station (The Red Barn)

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center’s (EOARC) “Red Barn” (aka South Barn) in Union, OR is an iconic structure that harkens back to simpler times, where farming was the primary economic force in the county. It is a distinctive landmark in Union County; one of the first sights on the horizon on [...]
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Heryford Building

Frequently described as “The Cornerstone” of downtown Lakeview, the Heryford Building has been at the center of Lake County commerce since its completion in 1913. This Lakeview landmark was financed by William and James Heryford – siblings in a pioneering Lake County family. With profits from the sale of the family’s ranch, the brothers hired [...]
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