22nd Apr 2020
April 22 – Today in Oregon History

April 22 – Today in Oregon History

April 22 – Today in Oregon History Recurring – Earth Day! Events take place all over the state to honor our Earth and keep it clean. Check out SolveOregon for...

04th Apr 2020
Colton Private Covered Bridge

Colton Private Covered Bridge

Colton Private Covered Bridge In addition to the numerous publicly accessible covered bridges in Oregon, there are a number of privately owned ones. This one leads to a private driveway,...

08th Mar 2020
March 8th – Today in Oregon History

March 8th – Today in Oregon History

March 8th – Today in Oregon History National Oregon Day – Recognizes the 33rd State joining the Union (Not sure why this isn’t Feb 14th, the day Oregon became a...

17th Feb 2020
February 17th – Today in Oregon History

February 17th – Today in Oregon History

February 17th – Today in Oregon History 1913 – Oregon puts the first minimum wage law into place

04th Feb 2020
February 4th – Today in Oregon History

February 4th – Today in Oregon History

February 4th – Today in Oregon History 1999 – The MV New Carissa runs aground at the mouth of Coos Bay

28th Jan 2020
January 28th – Today in Oregon History

January 28th – Today in Oregon History

January 28th – Today in Oregon History 1965 – After heavy rainfall through December (1964) and early January (1965) across the entire West Coast, a landslide hits Mapleton Oregon’s “downtown”....

23rd Jan 2020
The Orderly 1910 - Train Travel Advertisement

“Colonist Rates” – 1910 railroad advertisement

Colonist Rates This vintage advertisement from 1910 caught my eye. It is from “The Orderly,” a student run magazine created by the seniors at Hill Military Academy in Portland Oregon....

18th Jan 2020
January 18th – Today in Oregon History

January 18th – Today in Oregon History

January 18th – Today in Oregon History 1979 – Travel Author Peter Jenkins finishes his five year “Walk Across America” in Florence, Oregon.

16th Jan 2020
Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon (Vincent)

Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon (Vincent)

Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon Maxville was a small company lumber town in the Wallowa’s known for being multi-cultural town in days when Segregation was still the norm. Unlike many...

16th Jan 2020
Today in Oregon History

Today in Oregon History

Today in Oregon History Today in Oregon history is an attempt to highlight the important events that happened in Oregon History. Mostly this is a vanity project for myself to...

09th Jan 2020
January 9th – Today in Oregon History

January 9th – Today in Oregon History

January 9th – Today in Oregon History 1880 – The Great Gale devastates parts of Oregon and Washington with heavy snow and high speed winds.

24th Dec 2019
Chitwood #2 Bridge 02

Trapp Creek Covered Bridge (Chitwood #2)

Trapp Creek Covered Bridge After the floods that took out so many covered bridges in the 60’s photographers of all skill levels set out to catalog the remaining bridges. Luckily,...