Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Teaser Tuesday: Bridging a Great Divide

Few Pacific Northwest legacies are more treasured than Sam Lancaster's historic Columbia River Highway. Yet "progress" began nibbling away at the 73-mile-long route between Troutdale and The Dalles barely more than a decade after the scenic roadway was completed in 1922.
-- Bridging a Great Divide: The Battle for the Columbia River Gorge by Kathie Durbin, published posthumously by OSU Press.

As a reporter for The Oregonian, Durbin became an expert in the history and politics of the Columbia Gorge, the beautiful stretch of Columbia River that divides Oregon from Washington.  Bridging a Great Divide is Durbin's legacy for all those who love the Columbia Gorge as she did.

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.


Kimberly @ Turning the Pages said...

Not my usual type of read but I do like the teaser :)
Here's my Teaser Tuesday
-Kimberly @ Turning the Pages

fredamans said...

Interesting fact.

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