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Adrian

This junction point of the Great Northern Railroad and the Central Washington branch of the Northern Pacific marks the northern reaches of the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project. This loop covers eight miles, and takes about 10 minutes, bringing you back to the tour.

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This town site consists of a few homes scattered along the road and is marked only by a sign near the railroad tracks. West of Adrian, the road—after a slight jog to the south—runs directly west for miles through an extensive hilly region that was long a semi-arid waste. That changed with the arrival of the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project. Adrian was named after Adrian, Michigan, by a Northern Pacific...

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