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Monroe in Benton County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel

Historical Site

 
 
Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 22, 2018
1. Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel Marker
Inscription. This variable pitch water wheel was installed in the Long Tom River in 1906 to power the grain & flour machinery at the Adam Wilhelm Flour Mill. It also powered an electric generator that was later installed to provide electricity to the mill & the Wilhelm and Son's department store at 5th & commercial until 1925 when Mountain States brought electricity to Monroe.
 
Location. 44° 18.773′ N, 123° 17.67′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Oregon, in Benton County. Marker is on Pacific Hwy W (Oregon Route 99), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe OR 97456, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Applegate Trail (approx. mile away); The Belknap Settlement (approx. mile away); Ebenezer Schoolhouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Applegate Trail (approx. 4 miles away); “The Struggle Has Ended” (approx. 6.9 miles away); Lee House (approx. 7.9 miles away); Junction City — A Brief History (approx. 7.9 miles away); Locomotive 418 (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 22, 2018
2. Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel
Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 22, 2018
3. Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel Marker
Wilhelm Mill image. Click for full size.
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4. Wilhelm Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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