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Oregon City paper mill up for auction

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OREGON CITY, OR (KPTV) -

Hundreds of items from Oregon City's Historic Blue Heron Paper Mill are going on the auction block.

The mill closed earlier this year after more than a century at the base of Willamette Falls.

More than 2600 items are up for grabs including storage tanks and more than 750,000 pounds of copper cable.

Historical items such as a vintage mill steam horn and paper machine rolls are also up for auction.

A preview of the items will be held at the mill until 4 p.m. today.

The auction takes place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The Mill's closure put 175 people out of work.

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