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Willamette Falls Locks

Posted on March 6, 2022


Willamette Falls Locks
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Willamette Falls Locks

West Linn, Oregon 97068 

  • Online 
  • Year(s)/Era: 1873 
  • Type of Place: Object, Structure  
  • Nomination: The historic locks makes the Willamette River navigable above and below Willamette Falls. 
  • Most notable attribute(s): The history, the engineering, the necessity. 
  • Special designations or recognitions: https://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/willamette/locks/
  • Three words to describe: Engineering, Interesting, Cool 

Local Government:

City of West Linn, Oregon 

West Linn, Oregon 97068 


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