Shaniko Post Office

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Stock #: 198208
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Shaniko
State: Oregon (OR)
County: Wasco
Publisher: Byron Larson
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Series 138746
First Shaniko Post Office opened March 31, 1900 with John Wilcox first postmaster. In 1911 Oregon Trunk Railroad by-passed Shaniko, condemning town to slow death. Fires took toll of many buildings never rebuilt. Adding to present revival of old Shaniko - Ed Martin - has built new post office in nostalgic turn of century style. Grand opening was exactly 73 years later. Building also houses office of Shaniko Historical Museum

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