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Oakland in Douglas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Water Wheel

 
 
Water Wheel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2018
1. Water Wheel Marker
Inscription. Taken from a grist mill built in old town of Oakland by Dr. Dorsey S. Baker in 1851.

It turned the grinding stone that ground the grain to meal and flour. Shipped by boat around Cape Horn in the older days.
 
Location. 43° 25.297′ N, 123° 17.87′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Oregon, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of SE 2nd Street and SE Maple Street on SE 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland OR 97462, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Applegate Trail - Oakland (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Oakland (about 400 feet away); The First Cabin in Douglas County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Cow Creeks (approx. 4 miles away); Medal of Honor Recipients Moon Tree (approx. 14 miles away); Pinot Noir (approx. 14 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The wheel and marker are located in the southwest corner of the park.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce

 
Water Wheel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2018
2. Water Wheel and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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