The History Museum of Hood River County
Bringing the Rich History of Hood River County to Life
This view from the Alta Walter album shows a truck exiting the Mitchell Point Tunnel as a car is waiting on the viaduct to enter. This is from the early 1920’s, just a few years after the tunnel opened.
22nd December 2022 @ 07:23 AM
Looking forward to July 2023 to experience this.
22nd December 2022 @ 09:24 AM
Boy, that took me a while to adjust my eyes to find a truck and car.
22nd December 2022 @ 12:38 PM
Should have probably given a little more detail about what you’re seeing here. Coming from the west, the road left the cluster of buildings known as "Sonny", hugging the cliff face as it rounded a bend. You then drove onto a viaduct spanning a chasm. At the other end of the viaduct you entered the tunnel. What we see here is a truck leaving the tunnel, while a car is sitting on the viaduct waiting for its turn to go through the tunnel.
22nd December 2022 @ 07:49 PM
I have no memory of these tunnels….memory only of the Mosier tunnels and their one-way signalling…..did the Mitchell Point tunnels have signals?
I am also looking forward to a walk through the "new" tunnels. lets have a Museum party.
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