Astoria (Postcard History) by Andrea Larson Perez

By Andrea Larson Perez

lucky to be situated within the northwest nook of Oregon, the place the potent Columbia River flows to the Pacific Ocean, Astoria has regularly encouraged citizens and viewers. The town�s astounding average attractiveness and obtainable way of life invitations documentation. these fortunate sufficient to adventure Astoria feel they're witnessing whatever certain. greater than a century in the past, it was once a spot of massive fish, huge bushes, immense desires, and massive personalities. fortunately, many pro photographers and daily shutterbugs made it their enterprise to catch lifestyles at the reduce Columbia from the earliest days of images. this present day, there are fewer sizeable Chinooks and the remainder outdated progress is safe, however the city, goals, personalities, and pictures remain.

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