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Oregon State Planning Board Records Guide

1894 La Grande Flood


La Grande 1894 flood

Flood waters from the Grande Ronde River flow down Jefferson Street in La Grande on April 1, 1894. The water breaks through a wooden barricade in the foreground. The Oregon State Planning Board promoted flood control efforts in Oregon to reduce scenes such as this. (Oregon State Planning Board Records, Oregon State Planning Board Photograph Box, Grande Ronde Flood Photographs, OPB0002)

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