Oregon Experience: Sam Hill

Film Clip

Still frame from Ford Motor Co. Video of Columbia River Highway.

The Columbia River Highway was dedicated in 1916. That year the Ford Motor Company produced a silent film that celebrated the Columbia River Highway and the anniversary of the one-millionth Model T automobile.

View film

About Sam Hill
Read more about the man and his legacy.
View Sam Hill’s traveling slideshow.
Read a chronology of Sam Hill’s life and accomplishments.
Film Clip
View an archival film of the Columbia River Highway.

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