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Oregon and California Railroad

The Oregon and California Railroad was formed from the Oregon Central Railroad when it was the first to operate a stretch south of Portland in 1869. [1]

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Aurora, Oregon

Aurora is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States.

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Ben Holladay

Benjamin "Ben" Holladay (October 14, 1819 – July 8, 1887) was an American transportation businessman responsible for creating the Overland Stage to California during the height of the 1849 California Gold Rush.

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Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior that administers more than of public lands in the United States which constitutes one-eighth of the landmass of the country.

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Burnside Bridge

The Burnside Bridge is a 1926-built bascule bridge that spans the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, United States, carrying Burnside Street.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Canby, Oregon

Canby is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States.

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Chamberlain–Ferris Act

The Chamberlain–Ferris Act (39 Stat. 218) of June 9, 1916 was an Act of the United States Congress that ruled that of the original granted to the Southern Pacific Company (successor to the Oregon and California Railroad) in California and Oregon were revested to the United States, and put under the control of the General Land Office, which was to dispose of the lands and timber through auction sales.

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Checkerboarding (land)

Checkerboarding refers to a situation where land ownership is intermingled between two or more owners, resulting in a checkerboard pattern.

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Drain, Oregon

Drain is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States.

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Harrisburg, Oregon

Harrisburg is a city in Linn County, Oregon, United States.

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Henry Villard

Henry Villard (April 10, 1835 – November 12, 1900) was an American journalist and financier who was an early president of the Northern Pacific Railway.

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Houseboat

A houseboat (or boathouse) is a boat that has been designed or modified to be used primarily as a home.

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Land grant

A land grant is a gift of real estate – land or its privileges – made by a government or other authority as a reward for services to an individual, especially in return for military service.

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Land use in Oregon

Land use in Oregon concerns the evolving set of laws affecting land ownership and its restrictions in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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Morrison Bridge

The Morrison Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon.

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Oakland, Oregon

Oakland is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, located from Interstate 5.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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Oregon and California Railroad Revested Lands

The Oregon and California Railroad Revested Lands (commonly known as O&C Lands), are approximately of land located in eighteen counties of western Oregon.

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Oregon Central Railroad

The Oregon Central Rail Road was the name of two railroad companies in the U.S. state of Oregon, each of which claimed federal land grants that had been assigned to the state in 1866 to assist in building a line from Portland south into California.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the county seat of Multnomah County, located at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers.

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Progressivism

Progressivism is a broad philosophy based on the Idea of Progress, which asserts that advancement in science, technology, economic development, and social organization are vital to improve the human condition.

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Roseburg, Oregon

Roseburg is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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San Francisco

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.

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Section (United States land surveying)

In U.S. land surveying under the Public Land Survey System (PLSS), a section is an area nominally, containing, with 36 sections making up one survey township on a rectangular grid.

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Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000

The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 was a bill passed into law by the United States Congress on October 30, 2000.

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Siskiyou Summit

Siskiyou Summit (also Siskiyou Mtn. Summit; also referred to as Siskiyou Pass) is a summit (high point) on Interstate 5 (I-5) in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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Southern Pacific Transportation Company

The Southern Pacific Transportation Company, earlier Southern Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Company, and usually called the Southern Pacific or (from the railroad's initials) Espee, was an American Class I railroad.

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Steel Bridge

The Steel Bridge is a through truss, double-deck vertical-lift bridge across the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, United States, opened in 1912.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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The Oregonian

The Oregonian is the major daily newspaper in Portland, Oregon, owned by Advance Publications.

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909.

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Umpqua River

The Umpqua River on the Pacific coast of Oregon in the United States is approximately long.

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United States Forest Service

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass.

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Vallejo (ferry)

Vallejo, originally known as O&CRR Ferry No.

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Willamette River

The Willamette River is a major tributary of the Columbia River, accounting for 12 to 15 percent of the Columbia's flow.

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Willamette Valley

The Willamette Valley is a long valley in the U.S. state of Oregon in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Yoncalla, Oregon

Yoncalla is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_and_California_Railroad

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