The History of Wasco County
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According to Oregon Geographic Names, 6th Edition, by Lewis L. McArthur, p. 623:

North Junction station was established by the two railroads building up the Deschutes River Canyon in 1912. After years of battling up the river, the two railroads declared the canyon the winner and laid joint track from North Junction to South Junction, where they planned to split again as the canyon widened. The split never occurred. The tracks of Burlington Northern still cross a bridge from the west side to the east at this point but never return to the east side at South Junction. A small group of vacation homes (one an old caboose), still sits at the site, which had its own postoffice from 1927-1932.

 

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9/27/13