Willamette Falls

Willamette Falls (HM5GY)

Location: West Linn, OR 97068 Clackamas County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 21.105', W 122° 37.574'

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Oregon History

Was early the site of an Indian salmon fishing village. The falls furnished the power for a lumber mill which began operation in 1842, a flour mill in 1844, a woolen mill in 1864 and the first paper mill in the Pacific Northwest in 1867. The first long distance commercial electric power transmission in the United States was from this area to the City of Portland in 1889.
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HM NumberHM5GY
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Marker NumberM14
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 5:29am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 529277 N 5022094
Decimal Degrees45.35175000, -122.62623333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 21.105', W 122° 37.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 21' 6.30" N, 122° 37' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)503, 971
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5494-5796 I-205, West Linn OR 97068, US
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