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Those who cannot swim carry baggage around the lower rapids of the Cascades of the Columbia. A safe passage then is made with the lightened canoes. After breakfast, they pass Beacon Rock and camp near present Crown Point, Oregon.

passed three Islands covered with tall timber opposit the Beatin rock Those Islands are nearest the Starboard Side

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Beacon Rock on the Columbia River

Painting of canoes passing a large monolithic rock

Painting previously located in Southern Hills Mall, Sioux City, Iowa and created by by Split Rock Studios.

river here about 2½ miles wide.
The ebb tide rose here about 9 Inches

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Columbia River viewed from the top of Beacon Rock

Looking down on the Columbia River with barely any light coming through the dark storm clouds

12 miles to a Stard. point of rocks of a high clift of black rocks.

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Cape Horn

Tall, vertical cliffs and a silky smooth river on a rainy day

we encamped under a high projecting rock on the Lard. Side. The bottoms below appear extensive and thickly covered with wood.

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Columbia River viewed from Crown Point

Historic photo of Crown Point

Photo by Albert Henry Barnes circa 1916.