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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

06th Jan 2010

History of Orenco Oregon

Name: Orenco Class: H2 GPS: 45.529812, -122.912293 Directions: Incredibly easy to get too. From Hillsboro head east along Cornell Road to Orenco Station. Take a right on to NW 231st...

06th Jan 2010

Farmington (Bridgeport) farming Ghost Town

Name: Farmington (Bridgeport) Class: H2 GPS: 45.449086, -122.947071 Directions: From Beaverton Oregon, drive West along Farmington Road/Highway 10. The town was just under 8 miles, before Farmington crosses the Tualatin...

29th Dec 2009

Reminder of Summer

Reminder of Summer Just a picture to remind me of warmer days coming soon.

28th Dec 2009

Christmas Made in Oregon Sign

Christmas Made in Oregon Sign It sounds as is the University of Oregon has backed down from changing Portland’s landmark “Made in Oregon” sign. Here it is with it’s holiday...

10th Dec 2009

Kinton, Oregon

Name: Kinton Class: C2 GPS: 45.423365, -122.877821 Directions: In Portland, take the Scholls Ferry exit off of I-217. Head west for 5.3 miles. The Kinton School house will be on...

10th Dec 2009

Mt. Hood at Sunset

Mt. Hood at Sunset I was loosing the light quickly so took a few shots and prayed that one would work out. My camera doesn’t do night shots very well...

19th Nov 2009

Art Cars

Art Cars Part of Portland’s “Keep Portland Weird” slogan seems to be the “Art Car.” These are normal, every day vehicles that have been modified, painted, glued, glittered, and weighed...

14th Nov 2009

The “Umbrella Man” Statue

The “Umbrella Man” Statue This statue is called “Allow Me” and was created by J. Seward Johnson. It sits in Pioneer Square near the Max station. Locals simply call it...

14th Nov 2009

The "Umbrella Man" Statue

The “Umbrella Man” Statue This statue is called “Allow Me” and was created by J. Seward Johnson. It sits in Pioneer Square near the Max station. Locals simply call it...

30th Oct 2009

Joseph L. Meek, History Marker and Burial Site

Joseph L. Meek, History Marker and Burial Site Located just off the NW Jackson School Road exit from Highway 26/Sunset Highway is the final resting place of one of the...

25th Oct 2009

Early Fall visit to the Oregon Zoo

Early Fall visit to the Oregon Zoo The Oregon Zoo recently finished up their new “Predators of the Serengeti” exhibit. So, being currently unemployed, but with a Zoo Membership in...

17th Oct 2009

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum I have not been to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville Oregon in at least six years. I’ve driven by many times, but...