Monday, May 19, 2014

The Other Cape Horn…

This is the Cape Horn between The Dalles and Celilo, not the one we think of today...
Plate 11: Cape Horn, Near Celilo
Carleton E. Watkins
Albumen silver mammoth print, 1867
Plate 80: Upper Cape Horn
Lily E. White
Platinum print, 1903-1905

This is pretty clearly west of Celilo.

The CRH East of Celilo Falls
Clarence E. Mershon. The Columbia River Highway: From the Sea to the Wheat Fields of Eastern Oregon. Portland: Guardian Peaks Enterprises. 2006. 1st Edition. 223.

Not sure when, or if ever, it was called Applegate Point…

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Photo Archive
Catalog Num: 1999.13.94BB
Condition: Good
Location: The Dalles, Oregon
Content: No. 160. Applegate Point, on Old Oregon - Trail Highway, near Celilo Ore.
Other Notes: description from above on front no correspondence "sample"
Photographer: B.C. Markham, The Dalles, Oregon

Cliffs East of The Dalles (2014)
General area of the Columbia River Highway.
Wasco County, Oregon. March 28, 2014
Copyright © 2014 A. F. Litt, All Rights Reserved



First two photos from Wild Beauty: Photography of the Columbia River Gorge, 1867-1957

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