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Unused beds in one of six 50-bed dormitories in the Wapato Corrections Facility. The North Portland building was built for 525 beds. (Jonathan House, Portland Tribune)

Multnomah County Facilities Manager Mark Gustafson moves a serving cart in the large unused kitchen at the never-opened Wapato Corrections Facility. Some cooking equipment has been removed over the years. (Jonathan House, Portland Tribune)

The Wapato Jail, June 3, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

The Wapato Jail remains empty, June 3, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)