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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

Pet Friendly Travel

Pet Friendly Travel options across the Pacific Northwest

Oregon Ghost Towns

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

22nd Sep 2010
Oregon Dude Ranches

Nevada Desert

Nevada Desert Both these pictures were taken along the same stretch of I-140 in Nevada. About twenty miles west of Denio Junction. The first one was last March. The second...

21st Sep 2010

Great Salt Flats – Nevada

Great Salt Flats – Nevada On a recent trip between Ogden, Utah to Portland, Oregon via Winnemuca, Nevada. This is near the Salt Flats. The actual place were all the...

26th Aug 2010

History Sign: Beaverton Historic District

History Sign: Beaverton Historic District Located on the west end of Broadway, in between Hall and Walker, the sign says: “The City of Beaverton was officially incorporated in 1893, but...

19th Aug 2010

Coquille River (Bandon) Lighthouse

Coquille River (Bandon) Lighthouse The Bandon Lighthouse or Coquille River Lighthouse is now a picturesque monument at Bullards Beach about two miles north of Bandon Oregon. Ironically, it’s directly across...

17th Aug 2010

Estacada Park, Oregon

Estacada Park, Oregon This sign is on the front door of the Estacada Community Center. The Clackamas river in the second picture still exists of course, but the arch and...

15th Aug 2010

"A Lewis and Clark Botanical Memorial"

A Lewis and Clark Botanical Memorial The “A Lewis and Clark Botanical Memorial” history sign is on Naito Parkway just next to the Burnside Bridge in Portland. The placement, and...

15th Aug 2010

First Telephone Exchange in Portland (History Sign)

First Telephone Exchange in Portland (History Sign) The sign says: “On this site, August 2, 1878, at No. 3 First Avenue, Portland’s FIRST Telephone Exchange began operations in a back...

06th Jul 2010

Mary D. Hume – Shipwreck on the Oregon Coast.

Mary D. Hume The Mary D. Hume is probably the third most famous shipwreck in Oregon. She was built in Oregon, had several different careers that lasted just under a...

06th Jul 2010

Battle Rock History and Photos, site of a major indian attack

Battle Rock Unlike other battles between whites and Indians in Oregon, the details of Battle Rock located in what is now Port Orford Oregon are quite well known. Two diaries...

06th Jul 2010

Oregon History Sign – The Two Sams

Oregon History Sign – The Two Sams This sign is in Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor on the Southern Oregon coast which starts about 4 miles north of Brookings,...

06th Jul 2010

History Sign: Conflict at Pistol River

History Sign: Conflict at Pistol River This is Oregon History Sign, P22. Located roughly 10 miles south of Gold Beach, Oregon. Pistol River is named after James Mace lost his...

28th Jun 2010

Oregon Historical Marker – James W. Nesmith

Oregon Historical Marker – James W. Nesmith This is Oregon Historical Marker V9 – James W. Nesmith. It’s located in Rickerall just outside the Polk County Fairgrounds. The sign says:...