The Vertical Street In Oregon That Is Unlike Anywhere Else In America

The Oregon City Municipal Elevator is not your average elevator. This unique machine operates as one of only four municipal elevators in the world, and is the only “vertical street” in North America. Built in 1915, the elevator has a rich history and plays an important role in the Oregon City community. Let’s take a look at this one-of-a-kind attraction:P

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The elevator is open Monday to Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Click here for more information.

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For more quirky attractions in the Beaver State, check out our previous article: This Dinosaur-Themed Park In Oregon Is Creepy Yet Amazing.