The Columbia commemorates the disciplining and conversion of a wilderness river from a water passageway to a powerhouse and a source of irrigation. Here is the story of its explorers who came by boat and by foot: the bickering and battles between Hudson's Bay Company and Astor's fur trappers, the settlers that turned politicians to keep the Oregon Territory in the U.S. and to make two states out of it, the coming of steamboats, the potent force of the railways, and later the highways. The Columbia follows the story of the ...

The Columbia 2017, Northwest Corner Books

ISBN-13: 9781941890080

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The Columbia 1991, Comstock Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780891741237

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The Columbia. 1974, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York

ISBN-13: 9780030893889

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