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Lake Oswego #2020

Lake Oswego Fifteen thousand years ago the Missoula floods roared out of the Columbia River Gorge and sculpted a lakebed out of an old river channel In Albert Durham built a home and mill at the lake s out

  • Title: Lake Oswego
  • Author: Laura O. Foster
  • ISBN: 9780738570853
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lake Oswego By Laura O. Foster, Fifteen thousand years ago, the Missoula floods roared out of the Columbia River Gorge and sculpted a lakebed out of an old river channel In 1847, Albert Durham built a home and mill at the lake s outlet, calling the area Oswego In the 1860s, iron ore mined from the surrounding hills gave rise to the hope that Oswego would become the Pittsburgh of the West Two decadesFifteen thousand years ago, the Missoula floods roared out of the Columbia River Gorge and sculpted a lakebed out of an old river channel In 1847, Albert Durham built a home and mill at the lake s outlet, calling the area Oswego In the 1860s, iron ore mined from the surrounding hills gave rise to the hope that Oswego would become the Pittsburgh of the West Two decades after its hillsides had been logged and the iron industry failed, the city reinvented itself as an elegant streetcar suburb of Portland, a place where people could live where they played Oswego Lake s shores were soon lined with picturesque homes, and pleasure boats and water skiers roamed its waters Arcadia s Images of America Lake Oswego chronicles the town s bucolic beginnings, industrial heyday, and successful repurposing from a community based on resource extraction to one of Oregon s most beautiful towns, renamed Lake Oswego after a 1960 merger with nearby Lake Grove.

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