Business: Gable's Gold Coast

According to Governor Martin of Oregon, the southwestern corner of that State "has greater potential values than any other undeveloped section of the U. S." Crammed with 4,000-foot mountain chains, this wilderness has only three connections with civilization—a highway up the coast and 50 miles inland a parallel highway and Southern Pacific R. R. line. Between are said to lie rich deposits of chrome, copper, gold, iron, coal, limestone and platinum beneath an evergreen blanket of several billion feet of virgin timber. To exploit this domain has been a local dream for 50...

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