Railroad Loading Docks - Deschutes County, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 55.957 W 121° 25.007
10T E 627077 N 4865607
History marker along Benham Interpretive Trail.
Waymark Code: WM1B4N
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/21/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 27

This sign is located at the end of the Benham Interpretive Trail west of parking lot.

Marker Name: Railroad Loading Docks
Marker Text: This is the site of an old railroad loading dock. In 1939 logs were floated down the Deschutes River, gathered at the pilings in the river, loaded aboard trains and hauled to the mill in Bend as part of the Wickiup Reservoir clearing project.

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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