Mount Hood History

Mount Hood and Columbia River Gorge History

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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Welches Oregon pioneer homesteaders

Welches Oregon Pioneer Homesteaders

Here's a photo of the first Welches Oregon pioneer homesteaders. This is probably one of the earliest photos of the ...
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Brightwood Museum and Novelty Shop

The Brightwood Museum and Novelty Shop

The Brightwood Museum and Novelty Shop. Many locals who remember this place in its heyday still call this the Snake ...
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The Rhododendron Tavern

Rhododendron Oregon Centennial and History

100 Years of Rhododendron Oregon and Mount Hood Tourism I produced a video to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ...
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Mount Hood History is 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 sorties 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.