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The Mindoro Cut


This cut, located at the highest  
point on state highway 108 
between Mindoro and West 
Salem, is 74 feet deep and 
25 feet wide. It was hand-hewn 
out of hard rock in 1907-08. All 
work was completed with only horse-
drawn equipment and hand tools. 
As far as known it is the second 
longest hand-hewn cut in the nation.

Submitted by bobbycupp

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