The Dalles


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Oregon: see The DallesThe Dalles
, city (1990 pop. 11,060), seat of Wasco co., N Oreg., on the Columbia River; inc. 1857. It is a busy inland port; ships passing through the locks at Bonneville Dam (c.
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The Dalles

(dălz), city (1990 pop. 11,060), seat of Wasco co., N Oreg., on the Columbia River; inc. 1857. It is a busy inland port; ships passing through the locks at Bonneville Dam (c.50 mi/80 km downstream) can tie up at The Dalles and proceed upstream through the locks of The Dalles Dam. A processing and shipping point in an area producing cherries, apples, wheat, oats, barley, hogs, and cattle, the city has cherry canning and manufactures lumber, millwork, and plastic and aluminum products. It also commands the sole entry to the Columbia River Gorge, the only low-level pass route through the Cascade–Sierra Nevada ranges. between southern California and Canada. The site became the terminus of the Oregon TrailOregon Trail,
overland emigrant route in the United States from the Missouri River to the Columbia River country (all of which was then called Oregon). The pioneers by wagon train did not, however, follow any single narrow route.
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. A settlement grew up c.1852 around a fort (now a museum) there. A gorge and rapids once rendered the river unnavigable at The Dalles, but they were bypassed by a canal with several locks (built 1908–15). In 1957 the gorge, rapids, and canal were inundated by the reservoir formed by The Dalles Dam, c.3 mi (5 km) above the city.
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No electricity either, though the Dalles Dam can produce up to 2 million kilowatts of power just a few feet away.
Incidentally, the LDA/DME Rwy 25 at The Dalles has an unusual notation that you must fly the glideslope to the MDA for the circle-to-land, too.
More modern examples include the release of Sarin gas in a Tokyo subway in 1995 by the religious cult Aum Shinrikyo or the contamination of several salad bars In The Dalles, Oregon with Salmonella by a religious cult in 1984.
However, alleged attacks by the Aum Shinrikyo did not result in a single illness from a biological agent (2), and the successful 1984 contamination of salad bars in The Dalles, Oregon, by a religious cult involved a common salmonella strain that was not lethal or contagious and was susceptible to antibiotics (3).
A couple of hours farther west--after you've descended famous Cabbage Hill (where many crashes occur yearly), passed Pendleton, and followed the mighty Columbia River for some 80 miles--turn south at The Dalles, get a detailed map of Mt.
For details on recreation and lodging in The Dalles, call (800) 255-3385 from 9 to 5 weekdays, 10 to 4 weekends June through August; for Hood River, call (800) 366-3530 from 9 to 5 weekdays, 10 to 4 weekends.
Blanchette started making Zinfandel in 1984 from the grapes out of a small vineyard near The Dalles, Oregon, high above the Columbia River.
The Dalles' Chase Snodgrass was third, two shots behind Watts.
to acquire its casting plant in The Dalles, Oregon, the company said.
The co-op employs more than 400 people at its processing plants in Salem and The Dalles.
For thousands of years, Celilo Falls on the Columbia River was a meeting place for Pacific Northwest Indians as well as a major fishing site, then was flooded behind The Dalles Dam in 1957.