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Photos from: Shaver Transportation: From Sternwheels to Stern Drives on the Columbia River

The 1901-built wooden sternwheeler Henderson (foreground), seen here winning a race against the 1946-built steel-hulled steamboat Portland, was still working the river when it was struck by its tow in 1956 near Astoria, ending its 55-year career. Photo courtesy of Peter Marsh.

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