12th Oct 2012

Wahkeena Falls, Columbia River Gorge

Wahkeena Falls, Columbia River Gorge Wahkeena is the Yakama Indian word for “Most Beautiful,” a word that Wahkeena Falls certainly lives up too. While not as spectacular as Multnomah Falls...

12th Oct 2012

Oneonta Gorge Tunnel

Oneonta Gorge Tunnel As one of the multitude of reconstruction projects on the Historic Columbia River Highway, was the reopening of the Oneonta Gorge Tunnel. Originally built in 1914, the...

08th Oct 2012

Danford Balch Homesite and "Witches Castle" – Part Two

Danford Balch Homesite and “Witches Castle” – Part Two back to part one But that did not end the story of this piece of land. It passed through several hands...

22nd Sep 2012

White River Falls State Park, Oregon

White River Falls State Park, Oregon By just about any measure, White River Falls State Park is one of Oregon’s “hidden gems.” Even though it’s fairly easy to find (turn...

21st Sep 2012

Ghost Town of Friend, Oregon

Ghost Town of Friend, Oregon Friend is located about 13 miles south east of Dufur Oregon. If you head south of Dufur along The Dalles California Highway/197, you’ll need to...

19th Sep 2012
The Dalles to Canon City Wagon Road

The Dalles To Canyon City Wagon Road

The Dalles To Canyon City Wagon Road In “downtown” Antelope Oregon is this sign. “The discovery of gold at Canyon Creek on June 8, 1862, brought a rush of people...

16th Sep 2012

Sheridan State Park, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Sheridan State Park Among the many locations lost to time in the Columbia Gorge is Sheridan State Park. At one time this was a wayside along the Columbia River Highway,...

16th Sep 2012

Ruckel Creek History Sign

Ruckel Creek History Sign About half a mile east of the Eagle Creek Trail History sign on the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, is Ruckel Creek. This small creek...

16th Sep 2012

Eagle Creek Trail History Sign

Eagle Creek Trail History Sign The Eagle Creek trail is one of the multitude of trail along the Columbia River. The head of the trail is located roughly a half...

10th Sep 2012

Westport Oregon History

Westport Oregon History This Oregon History sign is in a rather odd location. Instead of being near it’s subject, it’s on bluffs overlooking the actual location. You can see the...

03rd Sep 2012

Fort Vancouver, End of the Oregon Trail

Fort Vancouver, End of the Oregon Trail In all of the Pacific Northwest, I can not think of a single site that has a more distinguished and important role in...

01st Sep 2012

Gallon House Covered Bridge

Moonshine central, Gallon House Covered Bridge Among the numerous covered bridges still in Oregon, Gallon House over Abiqua Creek between Silverton and Mt. Angel probably has one of the most...