01st Dec 2014
Collier Logging Museum

Collier Logging Museum at Collier Memorial State Park

I have probably passed the Collier Logging Museum at Collier Memorial State Park well over a hundred times in my life without ever stopping there. It was during a trip...

01st Dec 2014
John C. Fremont Cabin

Explorers and Pioneers in Southern Oregon

Back to Part One – Collier Logging Museum They managed to move several cabins from around the area to preserve them. According to their website, they have (or are in...

07th Oct 2014
Canemah, Oregon

Canemah, Oregon (Falls City) – Willamette River Ghost Town

Name: Canemah, Oregon Class: G4 GPS: 45.347178, -122.622699 Directions: From Oregon City head south on 99E. Canemah is now a neighborhood of Oregon City directly on the Willamette River. Description:...

02nd Oct 2014
Oregon's only Frank Lloyd Wright house

Oregon’s only Frank Lloyd Wright house

Also known as the Gordon House, it’s based in Silverton, Oregon and shares land with the Oregon Gardens. This specific house was designed for working class consumers. It was designed...

19th Sep 2014

Harris, Oregon – Ghost Town, Covered Bridge, Winery (Elam)

Name: Harris (Elam) Class: E2 GPS: 44.5781755, -123.4601035 Directions: From Philomath head west on Highway 20. At about four miles, the town of “Wren” is on the right side. Take...

20th Aug 2014
Ghost Town of Bull Run, Oregon (Unavilla)

Ghost Town of Bull Run, Oregon (Unavilla)

Name: Bull Run (Unavilla) Class: H GPS:45.4240095, -122.2648102 (as Unavilla,) 45.430110, -122.231480 (as Bull Run) Directions: From Sandy, Oregon take SE Ten Eyck Road North. Follow it down the hill...

19th Aug 2014
Legend of Treasure on Neahkahnie Mountain

Legend of Treasure on Neahkahnie Mountain

Legend of Treasure on Neahkahnie Mountain In my stash of papers dating from High School, I found this neat little legend about a shipwreck and buried Treasure near Neahkahnie Mountain...

19th Aug 2014

Martial Law in Copperfield Oregon

Martial Law in Copperfield Oregon In some ways parts of Oregon are still very much the Wild West. The independent spirit is far from dead as ranchers still attempt to...

19th Aug 2014
(Geeky) Things to do in Portland Oregon

(Geeky) Things to do in Portland Oregon

(Geeky) Things to do in Portland Oregon Here’s a list of things that I consider “geeky” to do while visiting Portland Oregon Ground Kontrol – an 80’s themed Video Game...

19th Aug 2014
Nickel Driving Tour of Oregon

Nickel Driving Tour of Oregon

Nickel Driving Tour of Oregon I wrote this in response to an inquiry from some visitors to Oregon. They’re spending a couple of weeks in Oregon and wanted to know...

12th Aug 2014
Denio, Nevada (Denio Junction)

Denio, Nevada (Denio Junction)

Name: Denio (Denio Junction) Class: D1&2 GPS: 41.990599, -118.634945 Directions: Denio is 140 miles east of Lakeview, Oregon along Highway 140/Warner Highway. Or it is 100 miles north of Winnemucca,...

06th Aug 2014
Ghost Town of Dodge, Oregon

Ghost Town of Dodge, Oregon

Name: Dodge, Oregon Class: A2 GPS: 45.2148432, Longitude: -122.3023055 Directions: Head south from Estacada on OR-211S/Woodburn-Estacada Highway towards Woodburn. After 4.7 miles, turn left on S Hillockburn Road. Stay left...

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