Smith Brothers 1893

September 26
The lowest water level known was observed when it was measured a foot below the level measured on September 15, 1901.

September 28
Experiencing little opposition, President Cleveland creates the Cascade Range Forest Reserve, encompassing 4,883,588 acres; the largest reserve in the nation.

During the Panic of 1893 Steel loses a great deal of money and is forces to close his firm, Wilbur and Steel, a development company in Portland.

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