Upper Mill Creek Community: An Illustrated Story 1973 by Barbara Bailey ~ History ~ The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon


Title: Upper Mill Creek Community: An Illustrated Story

Author: Barbara Bailey
Illustrators: Illustration - Mary Howell / Photographic Reprints - Dr. A. F. Procter

Description: Ex-library. Card covers with brown cloth spine, laminated. Remainder of library pocket on blank-page at rear, else internally clean. 37 pp. 9.25 x 12.25 inches.

A short history with archival photographs of the Upper Mill Creek community, located about twelve miles west of The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon. Includes material on the Johns' lumber mill, the Hans Hansen mill, the Preston family, Isaac Matney, Al Turner, the Gossons, the Ellis cabin, the school, the building of Suicide Grade, the watershed, and brief notes on fur trapping and moonshining. Includes a map, drawn by William Keyser, showing the location of several early residences, schools, the Hansen mill, the cemetery, and post office. Also included is a list of names of the homesteads and land ownerships.

Drawings by Mary Howell and photographic reprints by Dr. Alburn Frankland Procter.

Binding: Soft cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: [published by the author] / Printed by Optimist Printers
Place: The Dalles, Oregon
Year: 1973

Keywords: Oregon, history, local history, Wasco County, The Dalles,

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