The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Compiled by Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back


March 28, 1890 – 130 Years Ago

The Goldendale Mountain Water Company has completed the organization of their company and will be able to let contracts for the construction of the ditch in a few days. We are informed by Mr. E.B. Wise, one of the co-owners of the concern, that a successful system of water work is an assured thing. He also stated that the ditch will have 400 feet of fall, if needed. They have 200 acres of a natural reservoir that, with little expense and labor, a reservoir can be had with a depth of thirty feet, and a natural outlet to the city. This ditch will be twelve miles in length, and the expense of building the ditch will be very small considering the distance. T...

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