In river mining lower Umpqua

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Razz

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What's everyone's take about mining gravel in the river channel? Army Corps of Engn. getting ready to give the permit.
 
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Santiam338

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They have been mining it for decades..Its nothing new and the river is still there...
 
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yep, ive seen tons of barge rock haulers.....sucks for the fishermen down river!!!!
 
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Santiam338

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Ha,ha :D they have been dredging for 160 years now! It began when Scottsburg was created in 1850.

You are right,but I thought "centuries" was overkill...That left me with "decades"...:lol::lol:
 

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