HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Time capsule: Hope of finding it dwindles

Written April 18th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Hopes of finding a time capsule in the ruins of the former First National Bank Building in downtown Albany have faded.


Safe doors secured; still waiting for time capsule

Written March 21st, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The doors to the safe of Albany’s historic First National Bank have been saved as the building is being torn down. Now the big question is whether the cornerstone still contains the time capsule placed within it in 1912.


In the box: ‘And last and least a copper penny’

Written February 18th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

  When the former bank building at First and Broadalbin in Albany is demolished in the next few weeks, the wreckers will be looking for the cornerstone that was placed 110 years ago.


 
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