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Beaver Dam Quarry at Browns Camp Closed again

Discussion in 'Outdoor Shooting Areas' started by onearmedswordsman, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. onearmedswordsman

    onearmedswordsman Hillsboro, OR Member

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    My buddy and I just confirmed that Brown's Camp quarry is closed again. "The Beaver Dam quarry", the Dept of Forrestry office at Forest Grve said, "will be closed for a month or two."

    You can get updates calling the 503-357-2191.

    :angry:
     
  2. Ruprecht

    Ruprecht Hillsboro, Oregon Member

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    Rats!! :wow: :angry:
     
  3. darkminstrel

    darkminstrel PDX Well-Known Member

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    Well that just fraking blows. And the weather was just getting real nice too.
     
  4. chris61182

    chris61182 A little west of Portland Active Member

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    Darn, just as soon as I found it they close the place. Hopefully it won't be closed for too long.
     
  5. RockKrawler

    RockKrawler Gresham Member

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    From: stephanie.a.beall@state.or.usDate: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 15:33:29 -0700Subject: Beaver Dam Rock Pit CLOSED Hi Everyone, On Tuesday, April 21, 2009 the big rock pit on Beaver Dam Road near Browns Camp will temporarily close to all public use as a contractor will be moving a rock crushing operation into the rock pit. The rock pit will be closed to all activity seven days a week for the duration of the rock crushing operation and the area will be signed closed. After all rock pit development activities have been completed all work and the contractors have moved their equipment out of the pit area, the rock pit will again be open to public use. The end date for the rock crushing project has not been determined – I will send out an e-mail and web update when the rock pit re-opens to the public. If you would like further information or have any questions, please contact ODF Road Specialist Thomas Whittington at 503.357.7435. Stephanie A. BeallRecreation CoordinatorTillamookState Forest801 Gales Creek RoadForest Grove, OR 97116503.359.7464http://egov.oregon.gov/ODF/TSF/Recreation.shtml
     
  6. CharlesAFerg

    CharlesAFerg Beaverton Active Member

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    So, why is it when the weather gets good, they always have rock crushing operations? I hate to say it, but it's getting quite redundant.
     
  7. Gaucho Gringo

    Gaucho Gringo Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    It is probably because the rock crushing operation needs decent weather to operate. I know it sucks, but I think they don't do too much rock crushing in snow, high wind and 2" rain per day conditions. Also it is the time of the year that crushed rock is more in demand for repairs and new construction that use it.
     
  8. john d

    john d beaverton or Member

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    beaver dam quarry still closed but looks like when they are done it may be deeper and a little bit wider, there is a lot of rock crushing equipment inside the quarry.
     
  9. jvbutter

    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    Well guys... I would be ok with this if I knew the money generated from the crushers would benefit us... Yes I love it too for shooting.. its closer than the place on Hwy 26....
     
  10. jvbutter

    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    Hi Everyone,



    The Beaver Dam Rock Pit in the Tillamook State Forest will be CLOSED on Saturday, April 16 from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM for the annual SOLV Day garbage clean-up.



    Please spread the word!



    Stephanie A. Beall

    Recreation Coordinator

    Tillamook State Forest

    801 Gales Creek Road

    Forest Grove, OR 97116

    503.359.7464

    State of Oregon: Oregon Department of Forestry - Tillamook State Forest