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Old 03-22-2013, 03:52 PM   #3256
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:27 PM   #3257
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Barn in the valley in Redmond WA?
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:41 PM   #3258
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:46 PM   #3259
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Here's a link with cool information about it:

http://www.oregongenealogy.com/baker...powerplant.htm
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:32 PM   #3260
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Rock Creek Powerhouse
Correct. Here is a few more pictures.



This was going to be my next "hint" picture if no one guessed it.



Although the first guess of Fremont was not correct, it has ties to this powerhouse. In the late 1920's both power plants ran together to supply power to Baker City. My grand father was the head operator at the Fremont power plant in the late 1920's. He use to tell me a lot about the power plants and said that Rock Creek was the "controller" power plant in that they (Fremont) received their operating orders from Rock Creek and adjusted their electrical output depending upon the orders they received from Rock Creek via a one wire telephone line that ran between the two power plants. I never took the time to find (and visit) Rock Creek until a couple years ago. All I knew was it was located near Haines OR. Did some online research and found it. It is currently private property, but is open to the public for tours for a limited period of time each year. The current owners told us when we visited a couple years ago they were trying to restore the plant and hope to be able to again generate power in the near future. Well worth the visit.

Information on tours can be found at: http://eolp.net/

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Old 03-22-2013, 11:09 PM   #3261
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Correct. Here is a few more pictures.



This was going to be my next "hint" picture if no one guessed it.



Although the first guess of Fremont was not correct, it has ties to this powerhouse. In the late 1920's both power plants ran together to supply power to Baker City. My grand father was the head operator at the Fremont power plant in the late 1920's. He use to tell me a lot about the power plants and said that Rock Creek was the "controller" power plant in that they (Fremont) received their operating orders from Rock Creek and adjusted their electrical output depending upon the orders they received from Rock Creek via a one wire telephone line that ran between the two power plants. I never took the time to find (and visit) Rock Creek until a couple years ago. All I knew was it was located near Haines OR. Did some online research and found it. It is currently private property, but is open to the public for tours for a limited period of time each year. The current owners told us when we visited a couple years ago they were trying to restore the plant and hope to be able to again generate power in the near future. Well worth the visit.

Information on tours can be found at: http://eolp.net/

MadChap, you're up.
I build the stuff that replaces the controls that replaced those controls decades ago. Wow! Scary

650X if you ever want to include some of this power stuff on a ride let me know.
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Old 03-22-2013, 11:30 PM   #3262
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someone hand picked every stone in those walls,,spoke to them, designated their position, and made it all fit together,,the mud matters,,
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:22 AM   #3263
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The family trying to raise the funds to some day resurrect the powerhouse are from Hood River, their last name is Henderson. The father used to be manager of Farmers Irrigation and it's his two sons that are involved with Rock Cr. with a little help from the old man. They have a long way to go!
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:33 PM   #3264
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Hummm, not sure what happened, but I posted pics yesterday and now I don't see them. So, name the cemetery:




It has this cool old wooden headstone (headboard???)

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Old 03-24-2013, 08:07 PM   #3265
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Hummm, not sure what happened, but I posted pics yesterday and now I don't see them. So, name the cemetery:




Grandview -
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:31 PM   #3266
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Somehow I knew you'd be the one to get it. You're up Wachs
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:55 PM   #3267
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Somehow I knew you'd be the one to get it. You're up Wachs
Finally something I recognized!!


Easy - maybe not?

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Old 03-24-2013, 09:13 PM   #3268
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OK it is obviously not Flexiflyer Motorsports in Pheonix, I looked in Google of course.

Across the street from a fire station?
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:07 PM   #3269
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Too weird? Here's another shot of downtown.

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Old 03-25-2013, 12:13 PM   #3270
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It says Austin Library on the sign. Could it be so easy??
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