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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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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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In those cases, we will hire for those positions in The Dalles, both from within and outside the bank,' said Terry Cochran, president of Columbia River Bank.
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The non-food employees at The Dalles Fred Meyer have been trying for over a year now to get a union contract.
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