Oregon Experience

William Gladstone Steel

Season 1 Episode 105 | 29m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

William Gladstone Steel is considered the "Father of Crater Lake National Park" and was instrumental in preserving the Cascade Range Reserve. His efforts lead to millions of acres of protected forestlands and watersheds, but he was also an opportunistic entrepreneur who pushed for roads and development. Complex and controversial, he dedicated his life to the mountains of Oregon.

Aired: 02/19/07

Rating: TV-G

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