Which way to the Egress?

Long ago, someone made a structure out of the plentiful, nearby lava rock. It looks like that didn’t work out very well, because it now lays about in ruin. I don’t think it was a cabin, but it had windows and at least two doorways. The rock still resting on top of this doorway is one of the last ones standing.

And The Landlord Taketh Away

Interior image of a long lost roof, likely once a stable part of a farmer or rancher’s home. This is out in Eastern Oregon near the Ochoco National Forest. There were obviously a few tenants around still making use of the structure, but they weren’t up for talk about the matter; most of them just flew off when I approached. The rest scurried underground.

Holiday Customs II

A different angle on Jared Johnson’s Yamaha bobber (Holiday Customs).

Grain Elevator

One of the more recent grain elevators out in Eastern Oregon. When I say recent, I mean less than one hundred or so years old. The really old ones were made out of wood, and were absolute behemoths. These metal-sided containers are still pretty massive, but not nearly as cool. Hey, I’ll take a photo of it for the archives though.

#396 - Peter Skene Ogden State Park

The Peter Skene Ogden State Park is intense, for such a simple park. Located 9 miles (14 km) north of Redmond along on U.S. Route 97, the vertical basalt cliffs and river canyons are just ridiculously steep! There are three bridges crossing the canyon: one for pedestrians, the Highway 97 bridge, and the historic Crooked River High Bridge which is now closed to vehicles.

Down by the Dead End

No all who wander are lost, but getting lost in this amazing part of eastern Oregon really isn’t half bad.