Arcadia Publishing, 2009. okt. 26. - 128 oldal
Fifteen thousand years ago, the Missoula floods roared out of the Columbia River Gorge and sculpted a lakebed out of an old river channel. In 1847, Albert Durham built a home and mill at the lake's outlet, calling the area Oswego. In the 1860s, iron ore mined from the surrounding hills gave rise to the hope that Oswego would become the "Pittsburgh of the West." Two decades after its hillsides had been logged and the iron industry failed, the city reinvented itself as an elegant streetcar suburb of Portland, a place where people could live where they played. Oswego Lake's shores were soon lined with picturesque homes, and pleasure boats and water-skiers roamed its waters. Arcadia's Images of America: Lake Oswego chronicles the town's bucolic beginnings, industrial heyday, and successful repurposing from a community based on resource extraction to one of Oregon's most beautiful towns, renamed Lake Oswego after a 1960 merger with nearby Lake Grove.
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Author’s collection Bickner boathouse boating concession Boones Ferry building built buyers canoes cement plant charcoal Country Club District COVERED BRIDGE developers DON SCHOLLANDER Durham early Elk Rock furnace stack Glenmorrie Grange Hall hunt club industry Iron and Steel iron furnace Iron Mountain Jantzen KRUSE FARM Ladd Lake Corp Lake Grove Lake Grove area Lake Oswego Corporation Lake Oswego Country Lake Oswego Public lake’s east end Lakewood Bay Lakewood Center land Leonard Streets looking north lumber Marylhurst McVey Avenue neighborhood OLD TOWN OSWEGO Oregon City Oswego Country Club Oswego Creek Oswego Lake Oswego Public Library Oswego residents Oswego Water Paul Murphy photograph shows pig iron pipe foundry platted Portland rail line real estate River Road seen smelting South Oswego South Town style Sucker Creek Swim Park train trestle Tualatin River Water Festival water ski west end WILLAMETTE METEORITE Willamette River Willamette Shore Trolley wooden dams workers