Dorena Historical Society

Buster Keaton Day

building bridge

This year the Cottage Grove Historical Society’s Buster Keaton Day event will be on October 18th 7:30 pm at the CG Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs in Cottage Grove. In honor of Buster’s Film, The General, here are some photos of  before,during and after the famous bridge scene on the Row River at Culp Creek. At the time this was the most expensive movie scene ever filmed.  Building the bridge.

Buster_Keaton_The_General train

The crash scene.



train splash

And the splash at the end!


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  1. colette says:

    Thanks for the “heads up” about the movie night. I hope we are able to make it!

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