Vanport and the Columbia River Floods of 1948



The biggest Columbia River Flood of the 20th Century wiped out the wartime housing project of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city during World War II. How did Vanport come to exist, and how did it disappear? A look back at the Vanport Flood of 1948…

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National Weather Service
Weather Forecast Office
Portland, OR

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Post time: Aug-26-2017
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