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9336-hanley.  Ceremony marking the completion of the first Deschutes River Railroad in Bend, Oregon, October 5, 1911. William “Bill” Hanley of Burns gives a speech before laying the cornerstone of Bend’s Union Depot. He was chosen for the honor because of his long efforts attracting railroads to central Oregon. After his speech, railroad owner James J. Hill drove home the golden spike. ’s Union Depot.He was chosen for the honor because of his long efforts attracting railroads to central Oregon. After his speech, railroad owner James J. Hill drove home the golden spike.