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W.T. Clark - Wells House

Kris Bassett | Meet the Clark family

Since Wenatchee’s incorporation and development into the early 1900s, the “founding fathers” had a hand in many aspects of the growth of our community. One such man was W.T. Clark, who was hired in 1902 to develop the irrigation canals bringing water from Leavenworth to the Wenatchee Valley. In 1908, he also built the steel bridge across the Columbia to carry a water pipe taking irrigation water to Douglas County. This bridge was also used to carry wagon traffic, making it the first to cross the Columbia River in Washington ...