Steamboats and Docks

Steamboats and Docks (HM2MG8)

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N 42° 6.09', W 76° 15.722'

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docks on Front Street, at the ends of Ross, Paige
and Church Streets. There were also a number of dams built over the
years to enable the steamboats to operate. The last dam was built just
below the bridge. It did its job well until a group of vandals, who had too
much to drink, decided it would be a lark to destroy it. They waded into
the river armed with their axes and saws, and with a lot of effort, the dam
swooshed like Niagara Falls over the top of them. A reporter noted in the
newspaper that not only was the dam broken, but some swimming titles
were broken that night as well!

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HM NumberHM2MG8
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Date Added Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 395646 N 4661816
Decimal Degrees42.10150000, -76.26203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 6.09', W 76° 15.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 6' 5.4" N, 76° 15' 43.32" W
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