Old Mill Site - Deschutes County, Oregon
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N 43° 55.952 W 121° 24.955
10T E 627146 N 4865599
History marker along Benham Interpretive Trail.
Waymark Code: WM1B4M
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/21/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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This sign is located along Benham Interpretive Trail west of parking lot.

Marker Name: Old Mill Site
Marker Text: This pile of bark and sawdust, about 85 feet by 190 feet by 4 feet, is all that remains of a small, steam-powered mill operation. Many operators took advantage of the easily accessible ponderosa pine available in the Deschutes area during the early 1900’s. These mills were usually short-lived and lasted only a summer or two.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Forest Service

Marker Type: Trail

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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