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PNW Navy Ships

Navy ships named after Pacific Northwest locations, includes many historic and interesting ships

Pacific Northwest Covered Bridges

The Pacific Northwest was once littered with Covered Bridges. Most are gone now, but some still exist

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Pet Friendly Travel options across the Pacific Northwest

Oregon Ghost Towns

My map of over 250 abandoned, ghost, and historic towns in Oregon

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...

26th Jul 2011

Ghost town of Austin, Oregon

Ghost town of Austin, Oregon Another stop along the Sumpter Valley Railway, Austin was a major supply depot for other gold towns. At it’s height it had three saw mills,...

26th Jul 2011
Tipton Station, Sumpter Valley Railway

Tipton Station, Sumpter Valley Railway

“The war against winter snow was fought here with a wedge plow pushed by several engines. Rails had to be kept open to move logs to the sawmills. Rails were...

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

Ruins of Gold Dredge in Sumpter, Oregon

Ruins of Gold Dredge in Sumpter, Oregon There were three gold dredges in Sumpter, Oregon that were used to rip up the river bed and extract gold. Two of them...

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

Abandoned Log Cabin in Whitman National Forest

Abandoned Log Cabin in Whitman National Forest This abandoned log cabin is in the Whitman National Forest just north of the Ah Hee Diggings Interpretive site. The site has been...

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...