Willamette Landings: Ghost Towns of the River

Willamette Landings: Ghost Towns of the River

Paperback(New Introduction Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780875952796
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 06/01/2004
Edition description: New Introduction Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Howard McKinley Corning, a poet and historian, was poetry editor of the Oregonian from 1965 to 1976. His work as an editor and supervisor with the Oregon Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration resulted in the development of two important regional books, A Dictionary of Oregon History and Willamette Landings. Robin Cody has written extensively about the people, places, and cultures of the West. He is the author of the award-winning Voyage of a Summer Sun, about his solo canoe trip down the Columbia River

Table of Contents

IllustrationsReprise to the 1973 editionIntroduction to the 1947 editionAcknowledgmentsOf Time and the Willamette, by Robin CodyWilderness RiverThe Lower Willamette and the Towns That GrewPreludes of Sail and SteamLost Towns of Willamette FallsWheat Ports of the Middle RiverTowns of the Middle and Upper WillamettePaddlewheels and Smoke PlumesTrade Towns of YesterdayOther Landings of a Bygone DayStill Flows the RiverAs the Years Turn: A Later LookList of River LandingsOriginal Survey Locations of Willamette River TownsitesIndex

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