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Bridgeport

This 20 mile side trip extends out to a community that developed as a landing point for boats along the Columbia River.

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Once an important landing point for boats traveling along the treacherous waters of the Columbia River. It is today a surprisingly modern little settlement, 15 miles from the nearest railroad. It was named for Bridgeport, Connecticut, by investors from that city who supported local development. After its liberation from Coulee Dam about 30 miles upstream, the Columbia River behaves weirdly. In Nespelem Canyon the currents leap and dive over basaltic...

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Gallaher House

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Columbia River Bridge at Bridgeport

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Chief Joseph Dam Bridge

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