Hood River’s fire department, aided by Bingen and White Salmon brigades, were able to hold conflagration within the high concrete walls of the Apple Growers Association’s packing plant, one of the largest in the country, after battling the blaze for more than seven hours. All concede that a large section of the business district had a narrow escape in what was Hood River’s most costly fire. — H.R.N. Photo-Engraving
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At the close of December 1937 — 80 years ago — a special announcement and colorful insert caught my eye as I scanned for items for our weekly Yesteryears compilation: The celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Apple Growers Association (AGA).
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