26th Mar 2014
Scavenger Hunt for Portland, Oregon

Scavenger Hunt for Portland, Oregon

First time visitor to Portland? Long time resident? Looking for something to do on a slow weekend? How about a scavenger hunt for Portland to explore some of what makes...

10th Mar 2014

Larwood, Oregon, ghost town and wayside park

Name: Larwood, Oregon Class: A(Unknown) GPS: Latitude: 44.6304005, Longitude: -122.7400872 Directions: From Stayton, Oregon head south on N 1st Ave. Just after leaving town this becomes Stayton Scio Road. At...

30th Jan 2014

Ghost Towns of Washington

Full list Ghost Towns of Washington state. Please comment below if you know of any missing ones. Ainsworth Alpine Attalia Baird Blewett Bodie Bolster Bordeaux Bossburg Chesaw Disautel Doty Dryad...

30th Jan 2014

Ghost Towns of Nevada

This is a list of all of Nevada’s Ghost Town. If there is any that you know of not on this list, please post about it below! Thank you! Aurora...

30th Jan 2014

Ghost Towns of Idaho

This list of ghost towns of Idaho. If you know of any towns not on this list, please leave a comment below! If you know anything about any of the...

30th Jan 2014

Ghost Towns of California

This is a list of Ghost Towns of California, at least the Northern part of the state that can reasonably be called part of the Pacific Northwest or Cascadia. Alleghany...

17th Jan 2014

Crawfordsville, Oregon

Crawfordsville, Oregon is a Class H3 ghost town on Highway 228 or the “Halsey-Sweet Home Highway.” Getting to the town is easy, simply take the Brownsville exit from Interstate 5...

11th Jan 2014

Ghost town of Kirk Oregon (Kirkford)

Name: Kirk (Kirkford) Class: A4 GPS:Latitude: 42.7473575, Longitude: -121.8294618 Directions: Head north on US-97/The Dalles-California Highway for 35.8 miles, or South from Bend Oregon for 98.3 miles. Turn right onto...

10th Dec 2013

The Columbus Day Storm – October 12, 1962

Columbus Day Storm October 12th, 1962 saw landfall of Tropical Storm Freda on to the Pacific Coast. The center of what was to become known as the Columbus Day Storm...

01st Dec 2013

History of Portland Oregon’s Street Names

History of Portland Oregon’s Street Names One of Portland’s neighborhoods, the Northwest District, contains the “Alphabet District.” Added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 16, 2000, this...

26th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 26, 1921 – Curry

Portland Street Names – November 26, 1921 – Curry As well as being remembered as one of the territorial governors of Oregon, George Law Curry, for whom Curry street is...

25th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 25, 1921 – Whiteaker

Portland Street Names – November 25, 1921 – Whiteaker Whiteaker street is named for John Whiteaker, the first governor of the state of Oregon. He was born in Dearborn county,...

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