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  • Collection: Eastern Oregon University Historical Photographs

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"Olsen Railroad" This is a photo of a locomotive pulling a train on tracks located in a ditch between two snow covered inclines.

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"Perry area?" This is an old train bridge running over a frozen river. Snow is on the ground and covers the mountain in the background.

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"Railroad" This is a photo of remnants of a derailed train. There are several passenger cars lying on their sides in the snow near the tracks.

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"Perry" Four people have bicycled to a wood bridge over a river. The dirt road that leads up to the bridge has a train track crossing it, and there is a train coming. There is also a large log jam in the river between the bridge and the train.

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"Perry area" This foot and horse traffic bridge spans the river. There are people standing on the left side of the bridge, resting after their bicycle ride. There are railroad tracks running in a cross-T to the bridge, and there is a large log jam on…

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"Early Wallowa" The town is visible off in the distance, and there is a split rail fence running along the foreground.

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"Mar. 1912. People looking at Elk near Baker, OR." A number of men are standing on the side of, and on the ground near an open U.P. Union Pacific rail car. There are a couple of stacked bales of hay at the open door to be used as steps. Out of sight,…

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"Mar. 1912. Crowds looking at Elk passing on way to Joseph. Elgin, in Union County, was the last stop before the train entered Wallowa County. The sign at the depot tells travellers it is 62.9 miles to Joseph. There was snow on the ground when the…

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"What started out as a great adventure turned into a much larger challenge when men and horses undertook to transport a herd of elk. It would have been a huge undertaking in good weather but March, 1912, was fickle. Where snow was needed for easier…

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"Mar. 1912. Elk (after re-loading) Joseph on way to Billy Mdws. Up and away goes a crate of three elk being transferred to a sled for the remainder of the trip after the snow became too deep for wagons. The crates were changed at McCarty Creek after…
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