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Columbia River Salmon Fisheries

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Identifier ORU_WTXT_016,126
Title Columbia River Salmon Fisheries
Description 2 p. Article detailing the salmon fishing industry on the Columbia River, including providing details on salmon spawning and the use of fish wheels. The use of Chinese, Scandinavian, and Russian immigrants in the fishing and canning is described. There is also discussion of the town of Astoria and its expected growth. 2
Relation Columbia River Salmon Fisheries. Scientific American v. 75 (September 19 1896) p. 229, 232 University of Oregon Libraries Print Version Available
Subject Salmon; Fishing; Fishing industry; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishermen; Rivers; Stern wheelers; Piers & wharves; Commerce; Salmon; Salmon canning industry; Salmon fisheries; Salmon fishing; Salmon industry; Fishwheels; Rivers; Docks; Commerce; Astoria, Oregon; Columbia River; Portland, Oregon; Willamette River, Oregon; Journal Article;
Creator Kinney, M. J. ; Gibson, Robert;
Publisher Scientific American, inc. University of Oregon Libraries
Date 1896-09-19
Coverage 19th century
Rights This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
Language English
Type Text;

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