Category: Misc.

Oregon Field Guide: Tsunami waves have battered the Oregon coast in the past, so will it happen again ?

http://www.opb.org/television/programs/ofg/episodes/804/

The Great Fire of 1868

In his 19th-century “Pioneer History of Coos and Curry Counties, Or”, Orvil Dodge noted: “in 1868 the face of the country was changed by a great forest fire…

Oregon Coast Highway

The Roosevelt Coast Military Highway, named in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt, was a result of a renewed national sense of isolationism and the perceived need for emergency…

On The Dock

We have encountered some entertaining contributions for the Port Orford Historical Photo Archive — the latest shows the California Shell Fish Company Receiving Building in 1989 when it…

Barnstorming

Two photos (and an accompanying newspaper article) from the era of ‘Barnstorming’. I believe this modified JND4 (Jenny) dropped in around the time of Port Orford’s first ever…