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Identifier ORU_WTXT_021k http://oregondigital.org/u?/wwdl,151
Title page 9
Relation The Columbia River Highway
Date 2004-06-16
Rights This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
Type page
Format Scanned from original document using Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX Powerlook III flatbed scanner. Scanned image saved as 16 bit grayscale tiff. 229,907 bytes 8 bit - Gray Gamma 2.2 - grayscale Omnipage 14.0 used to OCR 8 bit greyscale tiff and generate text files for full text access. 16 bit greyscsale tiff edited in Photoshop 6.0: cropped, rotated, reduced in size, levels adjusted for contrast, bit depth reduced to 8 and JPEG created.
Description (Reprinted from Contracting, August, 1916) The Multnomah County Mountain Boulevard A Large Variety of Handsome Heavy Road Construction to Attract Tourists and Open Inaccessible, Fertile Country Many Concrete Viaducts, Bridges, Tunnels, Rock Cuts, Heavy Embankments, and High-Class Hard Surface (Contributed) To provide for automobile travel between Portland, Ore., and Astoria, the great fishing and lumber center, 100 miles away, Clatsop and Columbia counties voted bonds amounting to $800,000...

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