January 27, 2018
Mary Davis, Gary Conley and Terray Harmon contributed to this report.
Nelson and Fay Helmick were owners and operators of a service station and cafe in the 1940s and 50s at Celilo, wrote Mary Davis. In 1945, Fay was appointed postmaster for Celilo, she added.
Terray Harmon said the store looked out over the falls.
Gary Conley noted that “it went with The Dalles Dam. When they raised the water, that was the end of it.”
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