09th Jan 2014
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Ghost Towns of Oregon

Ghost Towns of Oregon This is by far the most complete list of Oregon’s Ghost Towns in existence. Many people say that Oregon has between 60 and 80 ghost towns,...

30th Oct 2013

Booth-Kelly Company Ghost Town – Wendling Oregon

Name: Wendling Oregon Class: B3 GPS:Latitude: 44.1904044, Longitude: -122.7984142 Directions: From Portland, drive south on I-5. Take Highway Exit 216 to OR-228, turn left towards Brownsville. At eleven miles, just...

28th Jul 2013

Cross Hollows Oregon – Double Ghost Town

Cross Hollows Oregon – Double Ghost Town In some sources, Cross Hollows is listed as Shaniko. This is an understandable confusion, but based on my research I believe that it...

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...

11th Jun 2013

Perrydale, Oregon – Not quite a Ghost Town

Perrydale, Oregon – Not quite a Ghost Town Perrydale sits about ten miles north of Dallas, Oregon in Polk County. It can be accessed from either Perrydale Road north off...

24th Feb 2013

Sumpter Oregon Ghost Town History

Sumpter Oregon Ghost Town History Sumpter is most likely one of Oregon’s most famous Ghost Towns. Located in Baker County, roughly 30 miles west of Baker City, these days it’s...

28th Dec 2012

Ghost Town of Susanville Oregon

Ghost Town of Susanville Oregon The town of Susanville started as a gold mining camp in 1864. As far as I can tell, the name of the original camp is...

24th Dec 2012

Bay Ocean Spit and Ghost Town

Bay Ocean Spit and Ghost Town Unlike many of my other Ghost Town posts, there will be no pictures of modern Bay Ocean. That is because the exact location of...

11th Nov 2012

Dolph, Oregon, Ghost Town

Name: Dolph, Oregon Class: A4 GPS: Latitude: 45.1056653, Longitude: -123.7898358 Directions: From McMinnville – Head west along Highway 18/Salmon River Highway towards Grand Ronde. Before town, turn right and follow...

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...

21st Sep 2012

Ghost Town of Friend, Oregon

Ghost Town of Friend, Oregon Friend is located about 13 miles south east of Dufur Oregon. If you head south of Dufur along The Dalles California Highway/197, you’ll need to...

01st Sep 2012

Buell, Oregon Ghost Town

Buell, Oregon Ghost Town The town of Buell is located about 8 miles almost directly south of Sheridan Oregon, on Highway 22/Willamina-Salem Highway/Dallas Coast Highway in Polk County, Oregon. In...