05th Sep 2011

Oregon History Sign: Jedediah Smith

Oregon History Sign: Jedediah Smith Located just outside of Reedsport, Oregon “Jedediah Smith, making the first recorded overland trip from California, followed the Oregon Coast northward and on July 13,...

05th Sep 2011

Fort Stevens, Memorial Day

Fort Stevens, Memorial Day Fort Stevens, the name itself invokes history. Although little important happened here, other then a few random bombs during WWII, the park still attracts many visitors....

04th Sep 2011

Small Multnomah Falls

Small Multnomah Falls Located on the trail up to Multnomah Falls. These are just before you get to the bridge over the upper pond.

04th Sep 2011

Ghost Town of Palmer, Oregon

Ghost Town of Palmer, Oregon There isn’t much history behind Palmer Oregon. It’s about three miles up the hill from Bridal Veil. It was built at about the same time...

04th Sep 2011

Brownsmead Oregon (Ghost Town)

Brownsmead Oregon (Ghost Town) Brownsmead was never a large important city like many other Oregon ghost towns such as Sumpter, Greenhorn or Shaniko. The area was first settled by Finnish...

25th Aug 2011

Crooked River Petroglyphs

Crooked River Petroglyphs The Crooked River Petroglyph is located in The Cove Palisades State Park just outside of Madras Oregon. “In 1961, three years before Lake Billy Chinook was created,...

16th Aug 2011
Ghost Town of Idanha, Oregon

Ghost Town of Idanha, Oregon

Ghost Town of Idanha, Oregon Modern day Idanha is little more then a collection of houses and a gas station and quick stop market in the middle of nowhere these...

16th Aug 2011

Geneva, Oregon – Ghost Town

Geneva, Oregon – Ghost Town As best as I can tell, Geneva was a very short lived town. It sits south of Grandview and is just as isolated. Perhaps a...

16th Aug 2011

Grandview Oregon, Ghost Town

Grandview Oregon, Ghost Town Grandview is yet another town that only remains in name. Remains of the town were visible up until about 1974, but everything except the cemetery seems...

15th Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Lamonta, Oregon

Ghost Town of Lamonta, Oregon Lamonta gained a post office September, 7th, 1898, and was plated April 1905. The Post Office closed in April 1918. The town was apparently named...

11th Aug 2011

Covered Bridge near Mitchell Oregon

Covered Bridge near Mitchell Oregon Unfortunately it’s on private property and you can’t drive over it. This unnamed bridge is located on a farm just outside of Mitchell, Oregon.

11th Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Waldron Oregon

Ghost Town of Waldron Oregon This is the second time I’ve been “through” Waldron. Luckily this time I was able to stop and get a couple of better pictures of...