SHINE is a look backward from the present to Salem's 1860 charter. In each year we have four sections: glimpses of what was happening around the world, a special event in Salem, what you see when you visit that site today, and other Salem events of interest that year.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Salem on the Willamette ~ the historic view

This is a copy of a Statesman Journal photograph showing how the Salem industrial riverfront appeared before our beautiful Riverfront Park was created in the 1990s. The triangular Fry warehouse shows clearly in the upper center. More news of this historic structure appears below.

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