06th Mar 2014

Shimanek Covered Bridge (Thomas Creek)

Five bridges have crossed Thomas Creek at this specific location. Little is known about the first bridge, other then it was built in 1861. Linn County has records that state...

02nd Mar 2014
Ghost Town of Jordan, Oregon

Ghost Town of Jordan, Oregon

Name: Jordan, Oregon Class: A(Unknown) GPS:Latitude: 44.7270667, Longitude: -122.6998089 Directions: Take Highway 22 east from Salem towards Detroit Lake. At Lyons, turn right on to OR-226/Albany-Lyons Highway. At 6.3 miles...

02nd Mar 2014

Jordan Covered Bridge, Oregon (Stayton-Jordan)

The Jordan Covered Bridge is apparently quite beloved by the community. The original bridge was a 90 foot long Howe truss bridge that crossed Thomas Creek right outside of what...

27th Feb 2014

Cutler City, Oregon (Gibbs Point)

Name: Cutler City (Gibbs Point) Class: G6 GPS: Latitude: 44.9162214, Longitude: -124.0176138 Directions: Cutler City is now the most southern neighborhood of Lincoln City. Driving south after crossing Schooner Creek...

25th Feb 2014

Classic Ridge Beach Company

Name: Classic Ridge Beach Company Class: G6 GPS:Latitude: 45.7387184, Longitude: -123.912357 Directions: Classic Ridge was located “on a sand dune between Manzanita and Neahkahnie.” The GPS directions put it about...

21st Feb 2014

Idaville, Oregon – Ghost Mill Town (Jawbone)

Name: Idaville, Oregon (Jawbone) Class: G3 GPS:Latitude: 45.5098266, Longitude: -123.8656834 Directions: Head north on Highway 101 from Tillamook, Oregon. After about 4 and half miles, turn right on Idaville Road....

09th Feb 2014

Little Sweden, Oregon (Green Basin)

Name: Little Sweden (Green Basin) Class: H(Unknown) Directions: head east on OR-22 E (Santiam Highway) 37 miles. There is a sign marking the name of the community. These buildings are...

29th Jan 2014

Earnest Covered Bridge, Oregon

The Earnest Covered Bridge across the Mohawk River near Marcola, Oregon, is the second bridge to have been at this location. The first one was the Adams Bridge. It was...

25th Jan 2014

Sauvie Island, Oregon

Sauvie Island, Oregon Sauvie Island is a rural area in the Columbia River about twelve miles northwest of Portland Oregon. It’s a close-nit farming community that plays host to tourists...

25th Jan 2014

Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch, Portland Oregon

Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch The Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch has become a tourist destination for residents out of Portland Oregon. For over 45 years the Pumpkin Patch has been a...

18th Jan 2014

Crawfordsville Covered Bridge

The Crawfordsville Covered Bridge is near Crawfordsville Oregon along the “Halsey-Sweet Home Highway,” or Highway 228. It crosses the Calapooia River, a tributary of the Willamette River that is named...

17th Jan 2014

Crawfordsville, Oregon

Crawfordsville, Oregon is a Class H3 ghost town on Highway 228 or the “Halsey-Sweet Home Highway.” Getting to the town is easy, simply take the Brownsville exit from Interstate 5...