21st Aug 2020
Hemlock Covered Bridge

Hemlock Covered Bridge

Hemlock Covered Bridge From a photo found in an antique store, is this picture of the Hemlock Covered Bridge. It was down river from the Office Covered Bridge at the...

20th Aug 2020
State Meat Market Delivery Truck

State Meat Market Delivery Truck

State Meat Market Delivery Truck Found this photo of delivery truck from around the early 1900s. The back of the photo says “Early model chain drive delivery truck, solid tired,...

12th Aug 2020
Harry and Clara Penny Wedding Photo

Harry and Clara Penny Wedding Photo

Harry and Clara Penny Wedding Photo This is one of my favorite antique stores finds, the 1915 wedding photo of Harry and Clara Penny of Tenino Washington. What makes it...

12th Aug 2020
August 12th – Today in Oregon History

August 12th – Today in Oregon History

August 12th – Today in Oregon History The Lewis and Clark Expedition crosses the Continental divide at Lemhi Pass, leaving the Louisiana Territory, and entering what would become the Oregon...

04th Apr 2020
Colton Private Covered Bridge

Colton Private Covered Bridge

Colton Private Covered Bridge In addition to the numerous publicly accessible covered bridges in Oregon, there are a number of privately owned ones. This one leads to a private driveway,...

17th Feb 2020
February 17th – Today in Oregon History

February 17th – Today in Oregon History

February 17th – Today in Oregon History 1913 – Oregon puts the first minimum wage law into place

28th Jan 2020
January 28th – Today in Oregon History

January 28th – Today in Oregon History

January 28th – Today in Oregon History 1965 – After heavy rainfall through December (1964) and early January (1965) across the entire West Coast, a landslide hits Mapleton Oregon’s “downtown”....

16th Jan 2020
Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon (Vincent)

Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon (Vincent)

Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon Maxville was a small company lumber town in the Wallowa’s known for being multi-cultural town in days when Segregation was still the norm. Unlike many...

16th Jan 2020
Today in Oregon History

Today in Oregon History

Today in Oregon History Today in Oregon history is an attempt to highlight the important events that happened in Oregon History. Mostly this is a vanity project for myself to...

09th Jan 2020
January 9th – Today in Oregon History

January 9th – Today in Oregon History

January 9th – Today in Oregon History 1880 – The Great Gale devastates parts of Oregon and Washington with heavy snow and high speed winds.

02nd Dec 2019
Taken by Ben Maxwell in 1955 we see the George Smith Store and Telephone Office in the foreground. The covered bridge, and behind both the Pepin Grocery Store.

Ghost town of Chitwood Oregon

Ghost town of Chitwood Oregon Chitwood Oregon is a familiar name to many travelers due to the fact that it is the location of one of Oregon’s remaining covered bridges....

19th Nov 2019
Lost Creek Covered Bridge - 1965

Lost Creek Covered Bridge Jackson County Oregon

Lost Creek Covered Bridge Jackson County Oregon This Lost Creek Covered Bridge is in Jackson County, Oregon. There is another covered bridge also called Lost Creek in Lane County, although...

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