01st Dec 2014
Collier Logging Museum

Collier Logging Museum at Collier Memorial State Park

I have probably passed the Collier Logging Museum at Collier Memorial State Park well over a hundred times in my life without ever stopping there. It was during a trip...

01st Dec 2014
John C. Fremont Cabin

Explorers and Pioneers in Southern Oregon

Back to Part One – Collier Logging Museum They managed to move several cabins from around the area to preserve them. According to their website, they have (or are in...

01st Dec 2014
Peter Skene Ogden History Sign

Peter Skene Ogden and the Williamson River

Back to Part 2 – Explorers and Pioneers in Southern Oregon Peter Skene Ogden was likely the first white man to enter this part of Oregon. As a Chief Trader...

01st Dec 2014
Pacific Railroad Surveys

The Pacific Railroad Surveys of 1855

Back to Part 3 – Peter Skene Ogden The Pacific Railroad sent out a series of exploration of the American West to find routes for the Transcontinental Railroad. These explorations...

30th Nov 2014
Bear Flat, Oregon

Bear Flat, Oregon

Name: Bear Flat Class: A6 GPS: 43.1054133, -121.3808492 Directions: From Klamath Falls, Oregon drive north on Highway 97 44.8 miles. Turn right on to Silver Lake Road. At 34 miles...

30th Nov 2014
Corona New Mexico

Corona New Mexico, ghost town

Post has been moved to my new blog!! : Visit Corona on the Ghost Town Map

30th Nov 2014

Ghost town of Govan Washington

Name: Govan Class: B2 GPS: 47.738784, -118.822732 Directions: From Wilbur, Washington, head east on Highway US-2 for 6.6 miles. Take a left on Bodeau Rd, at the intersection, take a...

Northport Washington, slowly fading town

Name: Northport Class: D4 GPS:48.915956, -117.784274 Directions: From Kettle Falls Washington, head north on US-395 N/WA-20 for 32.4 miles. Most of the older buildings are off the main street. Take...

28th Nov 2014
Holden Village, a chuch’s Ghost Town

Holden Village, a chuch’s Ghost Town

Name: Holden Class: F1 GPS:48.199389, -120.774043 Directions: See below Description: Holden was named for James Henry Holden who discovered ore deposits here in 1896. The area is so remote though...

26th Nov 2014
Astoria Megler Ferry

Astoria-Megler Ferry Pictures and History

The Astoria-Megler Ferry ran near the mouth of the Columbia River between the towns of (now non-existent) McGowan Washington, and Astoria Oregon. It ran from 1921 until the opening of...

03rd Nov 2014
Ghost town of Butteville Oregon

Ghost town of Butteville Oregon (Butes, La Butte, Buteville, St. Alexcie)

Name: Butteville (Butes, La Butte, Buteville) Class: E4 GPS: 45.261984, -122.841268 Directions: From I-5 south take the first exit after Willsonville (Boonesville) towards Champoeg. Butteville is about three miles before...

07th Oct 2014
Canemah, Oregon

Canemah, Oregon (Falls City) – Willamette River Ghost Town

Name: Canemah, Oregon Class: G4 GPS: 45.347178, -122.622699 Directions: From Oregon City head south on 99E. Canemah is now a neighborhood of Oregon City directly on the Willamette River. Description:...

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