The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, December 25, 1904, SECTION TWO, Image 24

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    THE TIE THAT BINDS
PORTLAND TO ESTACADA!
With Views of the Terminals of Oregon's Great Electric Railway
Barton
The new town of. Barton,
platted by the Oregon Water
Power Townsite Company last
spring, offers flattering oppor
tunities for modest business en
terprises. A store has been es
tablished at this place and ar
rangements are being perfected
for a bridge spanning the Clack
amas river near by. Barton is
located on a beautiful plain,
with the Clackamas river on the
south and Deep Creek on the
north, and is surounded by a fine
agricultural country. It h
twenty-six miles from Portland
by rail.
Estacada's
Growth
Estacada was founded January xt,
1904. There was not building, ex
cept a small office structure, on the
townsite at that time. Now the city
is ready for incorporation, an elec
tion having "been held, mayor and
councilman chosen, and Its charter
will be granted by the legislature in
January, The city has its stores,
meat markets, Jewelry store, black
smith shop and . such other trading
marts usually found in places of its
kind. A 70-acre welter reservoir Is
being construe Ud- The reservoir will
be used for the operation of the elec
tric power plant now bufldmg and
will afford power for any number of
manufactories, so that it may be ex
pected of Estacada that it will soon
become one of the. most attractive
manufacturing centers of the state.
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ESTACADA TERMINAL OF THE OREGON WATER POWER A RAILWAY CO.
With a Glimpse of the Hotel Estacada.
Encouragement
Is Offered
Manufacturers
Who Come to Estacada With
an Eye to Business
The place offers every opportunity for this kind
of investment, and abundant results are sure to
follow. A progressive railroad management is lib
eral with such enterprises and shipping facilities
are exceptionally good. A standard guags track
enables cars of any railroad to carry freight, and
seven passenger trains daily connect the young
city with Portland. The region round about com
prises one of the best and most productive grain,
vegetable and fruit sections of the west.
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VIEW OF AN ESTACADA
Showing Some of the Improvements Now Being Made.
Work Was Completed.
STREET
This Photo Was Taken Before -the
The
Oregon Water Power
Townsite Co.
132 First Street Portland, Or.
Will gladly furnish any information desired con
cerning Estacada, Clackamas County, one of the
banner agricultural regione of the world, or facts
in relation to the manufacturing interests of this
locality.
The
Oregon Water Power
Townsite Co.
132 First Street, Portland, Or.
Telephone Main 216