The Dalles, Oregon, USA - City Hall, The Dalles, Ore.
The Dalles, Oregon, USA

City Hall, The Dalles, Ore.
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The Dalles, Oregon, USA - The Dalles Hotel, The Dalles, Ore.
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The Dalles Hotel, The Dalles, Ore.

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The Dalles, Oregon, USA - Second Street, The Dalles, Ore.
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The Dalles, Oregon, USA
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Where is The Dalles, Oregon, USA? 

The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. The name of the city comes from the French word dalle (meaning either "sluice" or "flagstone" and referring to the columnar basalt rocks carved by the river, in voyageur French used to refer to rapids), which was used by the French-Canadian employees of the North West Company to refer to the rapids of the Columbia River between the present-day city and Celilo Falls.Wikipedia

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News  1901 - ATTEMPT TO WRECK TRAIN. NARROW ESCAPE OF PASSENGERS ON O. R. & N. NEAR THE DALLES. NUTS PLACED ON RAILS SEND ENGINE AND MAIL CAR FROM TRACK - ENGINEER AND FIREMAN INJURED - PASSENGERS ARE UNHURT.
Portland, Ore., Dec. 6. - The eastbound passenger train, No. 2, on the Oregon Railway & Navigation, which left this city at 9 a.m., was wrecked 12 miles east of The Dalles this afternoon.

The engine turned completely over and the mail car left the track, but turned only partially over. The...Read MORE...



News  1911 - Heat causes train wreck.
The Dalles, Ore. - The warping of the rails by heat on the Oregon trunk road Monday afternoon caused the wreck of a southbound passenger train. LOUIS RISING, storekeeper at the Warm Springs Indian school was killed, and his wife was perhaps fatally injured. About twenty others were also injured....Read MORE...



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America/USA  Theresa Iris Dobo (5 March 1940, , New York, USA - 10 September 2005, The Dalles, Oregon, USA) gravestone

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America/USA  Jean Belle Wheeler (5 July 1874, Corning, New York, USA - 11 November 1964, The Dalles, Oregon, USA) gravestone
 


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