16th Aug 2011

Grandview Oregon, Ghost Town

Grandview Oregon, Ghost Town Grandview is yet another town that only remains in name. Remains of the town were visible up until about 1974, but everything except the cemetery seems...

15th Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Lamonta, Oregon

Ghost Town of Lamonta, Oregon Lamonta gained a post office September, 7th, 1898, and was plated April 1905. The Post Office closed in April 1918. The town was apparently named...

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...

10th Aug 2011

Ghost town of Richmond, Oregon

Ghost town of Richmond, Oregon Located about 15 miles north east of Mitchell, or 25 miles driving, Richmond is another town that is a shadow of it’s former self. Unlike...

03rd Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Winlock, Oregon

Ghost Town of Winlock, Oregon The Ghost Town of Winlock Oregon is named after Winlock W. Steiwer, who’s decedents still live in the area. His nephew was a United States...

29th Jul 2011

Ritter Hot Springs, Ritter Oregon (Ghost Town)

Ritter Hot Springs, Ritter Oregon (Ghost Town) The town of Ritter Oregon was built around McDuffee Hot Springs, later to be renamed to Ritter Hot Springs. From “The Blue Mt....

27th Jul 2011

Ghost Town of Galena Oregon

Ghost Town of Galena Oregon You have to go out of your way to get to Galena. It’s not on any of the main roads, but it is one gorgeous...

25th Jul 2011

Ghost Town of Greenhorn Oregon

Ghost Town of Greenhorn Oregon Greenhorn is Oregon’s smallest incorporated city, and also the highest at 6,300 feet. It has a full time mayor, but no “full time” residents. The...

25th Jul 2011

Ghost Town of Whitney Oregon

Ghost Town of Whitney Oregon Ghost Town of Whitney Oregon If you keep going along the Sumpter Stage Highway or Highway 7 west from Baker, you’ll run across the ghost...

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

Ghost town of Cabell City, Oregon

Ghost town of Cabell City, Oregon I’m not convinced that Cabell City was ever a “real” city in the traditional sense, at least, it never had a post office that...