9 miles of the Central Washington branch of the state-owned Palouse River
& Coulee City Rail system rail between Cheney and the new Highline Grain facility.
In the valley below, the Palouse River
tumbled by on its way through a progression of rivers, increasing in size before terminating at the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of miles away.
Except for above the lower falls on the Palouse River
, all these rivers and streams supported annual returns of salmon, and all the subbasins, including the Palouse River
, flourished with abundant springs, cold running water, waterfalls, and deep holes and eddies.
Highlights include the Palouse River
Canyon, kayaking in hidden channels, a visit to Multnomah Falls, a jet boat ride into HellOs Canyon and five private wine tours.
Forest Service employee, gave several presentations on the flora of eastern Oregon and led an informal horticultural kayaking "tour" along the verdant banks of the Palouse River
Named by the Nez Perce after the Palouse River
, these wildly colored horses were believed to be gifts from the gods.
While much of eastern Washington is characterized by rolling farm country or carved by glaciers' floods, the Palouse River
canyon is unique.
1 million acres of cropland in the Palouse River
A study of the Palouse River
Basin in the mid 1970s reported an overall soil loss for the Palouse area of 31.
He adds: "Why not complain about lentils being shipped from Palouse country [in Washington State], which results in a tremendous amount of erosion that goes down the Palouse River
into the Columbia?
Watco's short line railroads include the Kaw River Railroad, the South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad, the Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad, the Stillwater Central Railroad, the Timber Rock Railroad, the Eastern Idaho Railroad, the Palouse River
and Coulee City Railroad, the Pennsylvania Southwestern Railroad, the Great Northwest Railroad, the Mission Mountain Railroad, the Mississippi Southern Railroad and the Appalachian & Ohio Railroad.
I had headed south for a go at mulies on a friend's ranch in the scabland canyons adjacent to the Palouse River