Mount Hood History

Mount Hood and Columbia River Gorge History

The History of The Mt Hood Golf Course

The Mt Hood Golf Course - Nestled deep within the Salmon River Valley in the foothills of Mount Hood is ...
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A Typical Steiner Cabin

George Pinner – Master Stonemason

George Pinner, Master Stonemason, Faubion Oregon George Pinner built most of the stone fireplace through the Mount Hood corridor during ...
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Little Toot, Kelso Oregon

The Little Toot Drive In

Wimpey's Little Toot Drive In, Kelso Oregon Whimpy's Little Toot Drive In, Kelso Oregon was located across the street from ...
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Adolf Aschoff’s Letters To Home

It's funny how certain situations can go in a full circle. Even old postcards sent on the other side of ...
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Snow Saga of Lige Coalman

Intro: This is a story that was transcribed from the retelling by Victor H. White in 1972 of a story ...
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Government Camp Oregon

Government Camp Oregon The History of Government Camp Oregon, on the south side of Mount Hood. Government Camp is located ...
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Adolf Aschoff and Marmot Oregon

Adolf Aschoff and Marmot Oregon's History Marmot Oregon is a place more than it is a town. It is located ...
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Mount Hood Highway at Alder Creek 1939

Mount Hood Highway at Alder Creek 1939

Alder Creek is a little town half way between Sandy and Welches Oregon on today's Highway 26. The Ivy Bear ...
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Samuel Welch 1880

Samuel Welch 1880 Welches Pioneer

Samuel Welch left Virginia at the age of 19 and traveled to Oregon via the old Oregon Trail in 1842 ...
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Mount Hood History is a blog where I share the historical photos and ephemera that I have collected over the last several decades. My main collection consists of many old Real Photo Postcards but I seek out obscure photographs of landmarks that have come and gone on both the Mt Hood Loop Highway and the Historic Columbia River Highway.

I try my best to be accurate in my writing here but I am always glad to listen to the stories of others in hopes of receiving more information or another view of the history that I share here. Please use my Contact Page to get ahold of me for any inquiries.