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Casual and factual glimpses at the beginning and development of Oregon"s roads and highways.

Ralph Watson

Casual and factual glimpses at the beginning and development of Oregon"s roads and highways.

by Ralph Watson

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Published by Oregon State Highway Commisson in Salem .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon.
    • Subjects:
    • Roads -- Oregon.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesOregon"s roads and highways.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE356.O7 W38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p.
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6127915M
      LC Control Number52062136
      OCLC/WorldCa16747482

      It is significant that Florida's present highways rank among the first in point of development, with 30 per cent of miles of publicly used rural roads, improved or surfaced, 1 Page Twenty-nine ^^0Kj |W.»'''iWi i £'-•* - -C.;*:v -t*l DOES "DEATH TAKE A HOLIDAY' as compared to a ten per cent average throughout the United States. A new economic impact report released by the Oregon Tourism Commission shows continuous growth in the state's tourism industry. Visitation and spending increased for the ninth consecutive year in.

      The official website of the Oregon Secretary of State. A s postcard shows a car rounding the bend at Hug Point with Haystack Rock in the inset. A circa lates truck carries a giant old-growth log near a Coos County beach. (Coos Historical & Maritime Museum, CHMM ).

      The official website of the Oregon Secretary of State. One of many whimsical bears inhabiting downtown Grants Pass. (Oregon State Archives Photo) Art assumes many forms in Oregon. From the sand sculpture contests on the beach at Seaside to the international exhibitions at the Portland Art Museum, from the delicacy of fused glass art at coastal galleries to the power and strength of the bronze. Trinity University Press is dedicated to publishing intellectually rich books that make a lasting contribution to culture, scholarship, and knowledge, and to supporting Trinity University’s mission to educate for “the personal, lifelong quest for understanding of oneself and one’s place in the world.”.


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