America’s first highway rest area had marble walls

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Legendary Crown Point Vista House looks out over the Columbia River and was the highlight of the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway — built when roadbuilding was as much an art as a science. (Corbett, Multnomah County; 1910s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/H1012b-crown-point-vista-house-marble-rest-area.html)

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