16th Aug 2011

Geneva, Oregon – Ghost Town

Geneva, Oregon – Ghost Town As best as I can tell, Geneva was a very short lived town. It sits south of Grandview and is just as isolated. Perhaps a...

16th Aug 2011

Grandview Oregon, Ghost Town

Grandview Oregon, Ghost Town Grandview is yet another town that only remains in name. Remains of the town were visible up until about 1974, but everything except the cemetery seems...

15th Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Lamonta, Oregon

Ghost Town of Lamonta, Oregon Lamonta gained a post office September, 7th, 1898, and was plated April 1905. The Post Office closed in April 1918. The town was apparently named...

11th Aug 2011

Covered Bridge near Mitchell Oregon

Covered Bridge near Mitchell Oregon Unfortunately it’s on private property and you can’t drive over it. This unnamed bridge is located on a farm just outside of Mitchell, Oregon.

11th Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Waldron Oregon

Ghost Town of Waldron Oregon This is the second time I’ve been “through” Waldron. Luckily this time I was able to stop and get a couple of better pictures of...

10th Aug 2011

Ghost town of Richmond, Oregon

Ghost town of Richmond, Oregon Located about 15 miles north east of Mitchell, or 25 miles driving, Richmond is another town that is a shadow of it’s former self. Unlike...

03rd Aug 2011

Ghost Town of Winlock, Oregon

Ghost Town of Winlock, Oregon The Ghost Town of Winlock Oregon is named after Winlock W. Steiwer, who’s decedents still live in the area. His nephew was a United States...

29th Jul 2011

Ritter Hot Springs, Ritter Oregon (Ghost Town)

Ritter Hot Springs, Ritter Oregon (Ghost Town) The town of Ritter Oregon was built around McDuffee Hot Springs, later to be renamed to Ritter Hot Springs. From “The Blue Mt....

27th Jul 2011

Ghost Town of Galena Oregon

Ghost Town of Galena Oregon You have to go out of your way to get to Galena. It’s not on any of the main roads, but it is one gorgeous...

26th Jul 2011

Ghost town of Austin, Oregon

Ghost town of Austin, Oregon Another stop along the Sumpter Valley Railway, Austin was a major supply depot for other gold towns. At it’s height it had three saw mills,...

26th Jul 2011
Tipton Station, Sumpter Valley Railway

Tipton Station, Sumpter Valley Railway

“The war against winter snow was fought here with a wedge plow pushed by several engines. Rails had to be kept open to move logs to the sawmills. Rails were...

25th Jul 2011

Ghost Town of Greenhorn Oregon

Ghost Town of Greenhorn Oregon Greenhorn is Oregon’s smallest incorporated city, and also the highest at 6,300 feet. It has a full time mayor, but no “full time” residents. The...