“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Clickable Map of Hood River County, Oregon and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hood River County, OR (31) Clackamas County, OR (87) Multnomah County, OR (27) Wasco County, OR (60) Klickitat County, WA (21) Skamania County, WA (20)  HoodRiverCounty(31) Hood River County (31)  ClackamasCounty(87) Clackamas County (87)  MultnomahCounty(27) Multnomah County (27)  WascoCounty(60) Wasco County (60)  KlickitatCountyWashington(21) Klickitat County (21)  SkamaniaCounty(20) Skamania County (20)
Hood River is the county seat for Hood River County
Cascade Locks is in Hood River County
      Hood River County (31)  
      Clackamas County (87)  
      Multnomah County (27)  
      Wasco County (60)  
      Klickitat County, Washington (21)  
      Skamania County, Washington (20)  
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1Oregon (Hood River County), Cascade Locks — Bradford Island FishwayFish Ladder at Bonneville Dam
Migrating fish are attracted to large flows of water coming from the Bonneville Dam. To take advantage of this natural reaction, fish-collection facilities are placed along the face of the powerhouse and at each end of the spillway dam. These . . . Map (db m92686) HM
2Oregon (Hood River County), Cascade Locks — Cascade Falls Portage
Thousands of Oregon Trail emigrant passed this way toward new lives in a place Abigail Scot, emigrant of 1852, called the "Garden of the World" The Willamette Valley was nearly 2,000 miles from Missouri, and by the time emigrants reached this . . . Map (db m158539) HM
3Oregon (Hood River County), Cascade Locks — Sturgeon HabitatBonneville Hatchery
Sturgeon range throughout the Columbia River system, however the construction of Bonneville Dam and the other dams upstream blocked sturgeon migration. Sturgeon, unlike salmon, do not use fish ladders. Sturgeon below Bonneville Dam travel up and . . . Map (db m92687) HM
4Oregon (Hood River County), Cascade Locks — The Bridge of the GodsA Bridge Through Time
Although steel has been made for centuries, it wasn’t until the Bessemer process was introduced in the 1870s that it could be produced in quantity. The Bridge of the Gods mural is the creation of Larry Kangas, of Beaverton, . . . Map (db m112267) HM
5Oregon (Hood River County), Cascade Locks — the Oregon Pony
"The first locomotive ever run over the first railroad ever built in the state of Oregon" Early travel on the Oregon Trail was extremely dangerous. The last 100 miles of the journey westward from The Dalles to the Willamette . . . Map (db m158538) HM
6Oregon (Multnomah County), Cascade Locks — Beacon Rock
The prominent monolith across the river was named Beacon Rock by Lewis and Clark, November 2, 1805. It marked the beginning of tidewater for early river explorers who used it for a landmark in their journeys. The Indians say that when the Chinook . . . Map (db m34643) HM
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7Oregon (Multnomah County), Cascade Locks — Oneonta GorgeA Secret Garden
Using the sun’s energy, the chlorophyll in a plant’s leaves produce sugars and starches that nourish the plant. Shafts of light dance briefly through this deep canyon, illuminating shade-tolerant ferns, mosses, and lichens . . . Map (db m112252) HM
8Oregon (Multnomah County), Cascade Locks — Oneonta TunnelRevisit the Past
The US Department of Agriculture describes cedar as possessing a natural resistance to rot… It is well recognized for its longevity and strength above other wood products. Oneonta Bluff presented an obstacle to engineer Samuel C. . . . Map (db m112251) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022