10th Oct 2019
Capitols - State Who's Who for Oregon - 1953

Capitol’s Who’s Who for Oregon – 1953

Capitol’s “Who’s Who” For Oregon – 1953 – Combined with Who’s Who for the Western States The Who’s Who books are advertised as “Biographical Recording of the Leaders in Business,...

10th Oct 2019
Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon - TItle Page

Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon

Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon Dating from 1903, and published by the Chapman Publishing Company is a short history of important people in Oregon history much...

23rd Sep 2019
Capitol’s “Who’s Who” For Arizona – 1953

Capitol’s “Who’s Who” For Arizona – 1953

Capitol’s “Who’s Who” For Arizona – 1953 *Note – this is only an excerpt from Capitol’s “Who’s Who” For Oregon – 1953. It included a few other states that I’ve...

13th Sep 2019
Irving, Ghost town in Eugene Oregon

Irving, Ghost town in Eugene Oregon

Irving, Ghost town in Eugene Oregon Once it’s own town, it was one of several small communities in what was known as the River Road Neighborhood. Now part of the...

13th Sep 2019
Sprague Cemetery Stone

Sprague Cemetery – Clackamas County, Oregon

Sprague Cemetery – Clackamas County, Oregon The Sprague Cemetery is one of those frustratingly hard to research cemeteries. Like many small, family cemeteries created in the early days of settlement,...

12th Sep 2019
Airlie-Railroad-Station-1909

Ghost Town of Airlie Oregon

Ghost Town of Airlie Oregon Airlie was the southern-most station of the narrow gauge railroad owned by the Oregon Railway Company, LTD. It was named for the Earl of Airlie...

02nd Sep 2019

Margaret Windsor Iman’s autobiography

This is the second of two versions of Margaret Windsor Iman’s autobiography. This one was updated and published in 1954 by the Skamania Historical Society. Read the first version here...

02nd Sep 2019
Felix G Iman (about 1900)

Felix G. Iman – Stevenson Washington

Felix G. Iman – Stevenson Washington Traveling through Skamania County Recently, and stopping at the excellent Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, revealed a number of interesting local history connections. One of...

02nd Sep 2019
Iman Cemetery Entrance

Iman Cemetery

Iman Cemetery The Iman Cemetery is in Stevenson Washington. It was established near the North East Corner of the Iman Donation Land Claim in 1901 as the family plot of...

02nd Aug 2018
Unity Covered Bridge - PNWPhotoblog

Unity Covered Bridge

Unity Covered Bridge Here is an awesome vintage photo from the 1950’s of the Unity Covered Bridge between Fall Creek and Lowell. In 1890, the first bridge across Fall Creek...

27th Jun 2017
USS LST-263 under way, October 19 1943, location unknown - Photo by David Kerr, US National Archives photo # 80-G-411655

USS Benton County (LST-263) (1943-1958)

USS Benton County (LST-263) was one of several Landing ships built during WWII, named after locations in the Pacific Northwest. Like the rest of the LST, it wasn’t directly named...

27th Jun 2017
USS Casco

CSS Oregon – 1846-1861

CSS Oregon 1846-1861 The CSS Oregon was a wooden side paddle wheel steamer built in New York City in 1846 for the Mobile Mail Line. She had a twin named...

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