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Hidden Columbia River

Huge tankers now travel up the Columbia River from the Pacific Ocean. Fifty years ago and more, small fishing vessels with sails were the norm. Bits of abandoned townsites and other pieces of history dot the river banks.

First Broadcast: 1993
Producer: Jim Newman

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