Tollgate, c. 1915 1

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Item Details

Title

Tollgate, c. 1915 1

Subject

Advertisements
Advertising
Dirt roads
Fences
Gates
Men
Signs
Toll roads
Tolls
Tollways
Trees

Description

Six, unidentified men stand in front of the toll gate for which the area was named. Written on sign above gate: "Woodward Wagon Road Co." and the various "Toll Rates." Written on sign to the right: "Beckwith Motor Co. - Chalmers, Moon and Apperson Cars - Winther Trucks - [on] Alder St. [in] Walla Walla, Wash." Also advertised: "Meals, oil cans [and] tobacco." Information included with photograph: "The toll gate stood where the dam i[s] now located. Stock pens were situated at the top of the little rise. The tree at the forks of the road stands today, a much taller tree but definitely the same one."

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1910/1920

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.15.00381

Spatial Coverage

Tollgate, OR