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Back in the day when sternwheelers dominated on the Willamette River and transportation meant water

COURTESY PHOTO AND RESEARCH BY JOHN KLATT OF OLD OREGON PHOTOS; OLDOREGONPHOTOS.ORG - Sternwheeler Modoc at Wilsonville near new railroad trestle - 1907: This detailed photo shows the Oregon Railroad & Navigation river steamer Modoc taking on some lumber as it heads downstream on the Willamette River at Wilsonville.  In the background right is the newly completed railroad trestle, and also the south landing for Boones Ferry. The steamers dock area later was used as a gravel bunker, where gravel dredged from the river was stored before being loaded onto wagons to be carried to roads in the area.


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