Minam, Toll Bridge
"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."
Helten, Paula (curator)
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