The New International Encyclopædia/Albany (Oregon)

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ALBANY. A city and county seat of Linn Co., Oregon, 85 miles south by west of Portland, on the Willamette River, and on the Southern Pacific and the Corvalli and Eastern railroads (Map: Oregon, B 5). The river, crossed here by a fine steel bridge, supplies good water power. There are wagon and furniture factories, saw and planing mills, foundries and machine shops, a wire mattress factory, brickyards, and woolen and flouring mills. Flour, grain, and sandstone are exported. Albany was settled about 1850, and was incorporated in 1864. Pop., 1890, 3079; 1900, 3149.