Archive for November 11th, 2010

THE BIRTH OF PORTLAND’S WATER SUPPLY

bull run dam before const.
This picture was taken in the 1890’s before construction  of
the dam began on the Bull Run River, a tributary of the Sandy
River located east of Portland. 

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Bull Run Damk contruction 1928
Construction of the dam began in 1928 and was completed
the following year.

Bull Run dam today
The Bull Run Dam as it looks today.

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A COPY OF THE POST ~ 1922

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ONE OF NATURE’S “TREASURE CHESTS”

UP RAILROAD 1945
                                                        1945 AD

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SUPPORT GENERAL EISENHOWER

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support gen eky 1944

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FILM PRODUCER DeLAURENTIIS IS DEAD!

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Italian film producer Dino DeLaurentiis has died today. He was the
man who oversaw the Oscar winning film, “Serpico”(1973)and the
last film for John Wayne, “The Shootist”(1976). DeLaurentiis was
the producer of more than 500 wide-ranging films. He was 91.

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