A TRIP TO ROCKY BUTTE

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The Rocky Butte tunnel

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A view of Mt. Hood from Rocky Butte

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Atop Joseph Wood Hill Park on Rocky Butte stands a tower and beacon light   

Rocky Butte is an extinct volcano, one of four located in Portland, Oregon. Formerly known as Wiberg Butte, a large quantity of rock was removed from the quarry on the east face of Rocky Butte in the 1940s for use in a new Multnomah County jail which
was demolished in the 1980s.

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