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Cracker-Oregon Mine from a Sampson Co. prospectus.

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Collection McCord
Date of photo 1910 ca.
Description Cracker-Oregon Mine from a Sampson Co. prospectus to consolidate the Cracker Creek District mines under a single ownership. F. Wallace White founded the Sampson Company. Ltd., through which he swindled millions from investors in a stock fraud scheme. (Read more about White in Miles F. Potter's Oregon's Golden Years (1982), pp. 60-63.) White had a large mansion at the upper end of Bourne. The Cracker-Oregon mill dominated the upper end of Bourne a little above White's mansion.
Object ID 1981.1.1810
Place Cracker Creek District, 44.827400 -118.194960
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