Durkee

Durkee
Durkee, OR 97905 US

One of the stops on the Oregon Trail
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Durkee - A historic site for both the Oregon Trail and early placer mining activity. First know Express Ranch, a Wells Fargo stage station in 1862. Named from the Durkee family in 1883.

Durkee is an unincorporated community in Baker County, Oregon, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 97905.  Durkee lies at the Vandercar Road exit of Interstate 84. Durkee was originally a stage stop called Express, and by the 1860s it was the only transfer point between Umatilla and Boise. It prospered as a water stop and telegraph station for the railroad, and even later as a stop on Highway 30, the only paved road in the area. It was platted in 1908, even though the population had already peaked.

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Durkee
Durkee

OR 97905 US

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