Minam, Toll Bridge

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Item Details

Title

Minam, Toll Bridge

Subject

Bridges
Horses
Logs
Stagecoaches
Toll bridges
Arnold, Bill

Description

"In 1879 the Wallowa Canyon Road, or Smith Mountain Road, was built. The Bridge at Minam was a toll bridge. The stagecoach pictured and driven by Bill Arnold was possibly the last run of the coach on that road. The railroad had been built into Wallowa County and the services of the leather-springed stagecoach were no longer needed. There were more than 5,000 people living in Wallowa County at the time. The coach, here, is headed East, the year was 1908."

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1908

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

2010.15.00416

Spatial Coverage

Minam, OR