22nd Jul 2013

Shaniko Oregon, Tourist Ghost Town

Shaniko Oregon, Tourist Ghost Town Let me preface this by saying that photos in this post are of mixed quality due to two different trips to the area and a...

24th Dec 2012

Cape Meares, Oregon

Cape Meares, Oregon Cape Meares is one of the multitude of State Parks along Oregon’s Coast. It’s accessed via Bayocean Road, which is west of Tillamook Oregon and circles through...

11th Nov 2012

Ghost Town of Hamilton, Oregon

There isn’t much history that I’m able to find about Hamilton, Oregon. Oregon Geographic Names states that the town was named for J.H. Hamilton, a pioneer stockman who first settled...

08th Oct 2012

Danford Balch Homesite and "Witches Castle" – Part Two

Danford Balch Homesite and “Witches Castle” – Part Two back to part one But that did not end the story of this piece of land. It passed through several hands...

08th Oct 2012

Danford Balch Homesite and “Witches Castle” – Part Two

Danford Balch Homesite and “Witches Castle” – Part Two back to part one But that did not end the story of this piece of land. It passed through several hands...

07th Nov 2011

Hood River, Oregon Fruit Loop Tour

Hood River, Oregon Fruit Loop Tour One of the best things about Oregon, is the huge amount of agriculture that goes on here. The Hood River Fruit Loop Tour celebrates...

16th Aug 2011
Ghost Town of Idanha, Oregon

Ghost Town of Idanha, Oregon

Ghost Town of Idanha, Oregon Modern day Idanha is little more then a collection of houses and a gas station and quick stop market in the middle of nowhere these...

11th Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Waldron Oregon

Ghost Town of Waldron Oregon This is the second time I’ve been “through” Waldron. Luckily this time I was able to stop and get a couple of better pictures of...

26th Jul 2011

Ghost town of Austin, Oregon

Ghost town of Austin, Oregon Another stop along the Sumpter Valley Railway, Austin was a major supply depot for other gold towns. At it’s height it had three saw mills,...

25th Jul 2011

Ghost Town of Bourne, Oregon (Cracker)

Ghost Town of Bourne, Oregon (Cracker) Bourne is about six miles north of Sumpter, Oregon. I wasn’t expecting there to be much of anything here, but was pleasantly surprised by...

25th Jul 2011

Ghost town of Granite, Oregon (Independence)

Ghost town of Granite, Oregon Oregon Geographic Names allows a bit of disagreement about the origin (and possibly original location) of Granite. It says that Albert G. Tabor discovered gold...

25th Jul 2011

Abandoned Log Cabin in Whitman National Forest

Abandoned Log Cabin in Whitman National Forest This abandoned log cabin is in the Whitman National Forest just north of the Ah Hee Diggings Interpretive site. The site has been...

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