12th Sep 2016

Rickard Train Station and Ghost Town

Name: Rickard Class: A4 GPS: 44.4067889, -123.2900982 Directions: Unable to reach from public roads. Located in what is now the William L Finley National Wildlife Refuge. Description: The Rickard family...

04th Jul 2016

Cable Cove (Cableville), Oregon

Name: Cable Cove (Cableville) Class: A1 GPS: 44.8568096, -118.2691085 Directions: From Sumpter Oregon, head north along Cracker Creek Road to Bourne, Oregon. At 4.8 miles take a left on to...

25th Jun 2016
Henry and Anna Anderegg

Kronenberg Oregon and the Meadowland Dairy

Name: Kronenberg Class: H2 GPS: 45.493315, -122.494300 or 16430 SE Powell Blvd, Portland Oregon Directions: From downtown Portland, take Highway 26 East towards Gresham. The “town” as it were was...

14th Jun 2016
Snooseville Corner, just a sawmill

Snooseville Corner, just a sawmill

Name: Snooseville Corner Class: A3 GPS: 45.72336, -123.07137 Directions: From North Plains, head Northwest on Mountaindale Road towards another ghost town, Mountaindale. Pass that location 7.4 miles Mountaindale Road comes...

14th Jun 2016
Bacona, Oregon

Bacona, Oregon, Ghost town in the woods

Name: Bacona Class: A3 GPS:45.777316, -123.121992 Directions: From Buxton Oregon just off of Highway 26 in Western Washington County, head north on NW Bacona Road for 8.8 miles. On the...

09th Apr 2016
Hines, Oregon

Hines, Oregon

Hines, Oregon Contributed by Steve Arndt: Fred Herrick owned and operated the Herrick Lumber Company and promoted the railroad north of Burns. A community sprang up around the mill, and...

01st Apr 2016
Map of the Clackamas and Eastern Railroad

Swift, Oregon – Clackamas and Eastern Railroad Stop

Name: Swift Class: GPS: 45.3095662, -122.5592564 Directions: Head south of Oregon on Highway 213. Take a right on S. Henrici Road. Swift was located at the corner of S. Henrici...

28th Jan 2016
Abandoned farm outside of Galena Oregon

Top Ten Oregon Ghost Towns

Top Ten Oregon Ghost Towns I get asked quite often “Of the three hundred Ghost Towns of Oregon, which ones should I visit?” Golden Golden Oregon is one of the...

15th Dec 2015
Ghost Town of Union (Clackamas County) Oregon

Ghost Town of Union (Clackamas County) Oregon

Name: Union (Clackamas County) Class: Uknown GPS: 45.4206764, -122.4137002 Directions: In Damascus, on SE 242nd Avenue where the Deep Creek-Damascus School is now. Description: This town appears on the map...

15th Dec 2015
Uniontown Oregon (Jackson County)

Uniontown Oregon (Jackson County)

Name: Uniontown (Jackson County) Class: Unknown GPS: 42.1984581,-123.0442105 Directions: From Jacksonville head South West on Highway 238, at 7.7 miles take a left on Upper Applegate Road. The town site...

02nd Jun 2015
Oregon Flag

Egan, Oregon’s oldest Ghost Town

Name: Egan Class: G2 GPS: 43.569319, -119.076989 (best guess, see below) Directions: Depending on the source the town is described as “two miles south of Burns,” “brushing shoulders with Hines,”...

03rd Jan 2015
Simnasho, Oregon

Simnasho, Oregon

Name: Simnasho Class: GPS: 44.9713493,-121.3504175 Directions: On the Warm Springs Reservation Description: Please comment below if you know anything about this town Bibliography;

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