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A Summer of Gold By James Carter
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The true story of two teenage boys who explore the mountains of Southern Oregon looking for the Port Orford Meteorite and discover gold at the bottom of a waterfall. This is an account of their... More > trials and tribulations of getting to the bottom of the pool under the waterfall.< Less
The Gold Seekers of '49: A Personal Narrative of the Overland Trail & Adventures in California & Oregon From 1849-1854 By Kimball Webster
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This intriguing first-hand narrative details the travels of a New England native who headed Westward during the California Gold Rush of the mid-1850s.
Shorty's Not So Lost Mines and Treasures of Southern Oregon By Steve "Shorty" Owen
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A book of old mines and lost treasures of Southern Oregon. More than 300 pages of stories, pictures, GPS coordinates, mapping coordinates, and reference guide to more than 3000 mines and quarries in... More > 5 southern Oregon counties.< Less
Fall in PDX By Flickr folk from Portland, Oregon
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Ah yes, the gold and crimson leaves that carpet the town, the crisp chill in the air, the morning fog, the occasional monsoon-like deluge... any wonder why Autumn in Portland is a much anticipated... More > season for local photographers? A challenge was put to Portland Flickrites: Can you capture the essence of Autumn in Portland with just two photographs? Our guess is that after you flip through this book your conclusion will be a resounding 'Yes!' All of the photographs in this book were captured between September 27th and November 30th, 2006 and taken in the greater Portland Metro Area. The photographs were deliberately put in color shift order - black & white to blue to green to yellow to red - from night to morning to day to sunset, just as how the leaves change in fall.< Less
Fall in PDX By Flickr folk from Portland, Oregon
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Ah yes, the gold and crimson leaves that carpet the town, the crisp chill in the air, the morning fog, the occasional monsoon-like deluge... any wonder why Autumn in Portland is a much anticipated... More > season for local photographers? A challenge was put to Portland Flickrites: Can you capture the essence of Autumn in Portland with just two photographs? Our guess is that after you flip through this book your conclusion will be a resounding 'Yes!' All of the photographs in this book were captured between September 27th and November 30th, 2006 and taken in the greater Portland Metro Area. The photographs were deliberately put in color shift order - black & white to blue to green to yellow to red - from night to morning to day to sunset, just as how the leaves change in fall.< Less
The Oregon Trail: The Journey Across the Country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad By Karen Bush Gibson
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If you travel across certain parts of the United States, you can still see wagon wheel ruts where people crossed the West in search of opportunity and better lives more than 200 years ago! The Oregon... More > Trail: The Journey Across the Country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad offers readers ages 9 to 12 a fascinating look at the explorers and settlers who traveled this route during the westward expansion of the United States. Delve into the explorations of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and other explorers in this fun, fact-filled American history book for kids! Learn about the more than half a million people who followed the Oregon Trail during the nineteenth century. What challenges did these pioneers face on the 2,170-mile journey? How were Native American tribes and nations affected by this mass migration?< Less
Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail (American Frontier Series) (Hardcover) By Ezra Meeker
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Ezra Meeker's famous recollections of life in the American wilderness are published here complete with the one hundred and twenty original photographs and illustrations. In his memoir, Ezra Meeker... More > casts his mind back to his early years growing up in Indiana during the 1830s and 1840s. He recalls setting off for Iowa and Oregon along the long and winding Western trail; the Gold Rush, which fueled migration to the farthest reaches of the continent, is remembered with evocative clarity. Meeker recalls the lives and characteristics of the Native American peoples, and the fellow migrants he met on his travels. Meeker pens valuable descriptions of the varied wilderness; the dusty plains, towering mountains, dense forests and barren deserts of America are described with moving vividness. Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail is therefore a retrospective of the United States as it grew in size and influence over almost a century, as well as a depiction of the nation's beauty and vastness.< Less
Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail (American Frontier Series) By Ezra Meeker
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Ezra Meeker's famous recollections of life in the American wilderness are published here complete with the one hundred and twenty original photographs and illustrations. In his memoir, Ezra Meeker... More > casts his mind back to his early years growing up in Indiana during the 1830s and 1840s. He recalls setting off for Iowa and Oregon along the long and winding Western trail; the Gold Rush, which fueled migration to the farthest reaches of the continent, is remembered with evocative clarity. Meeker recalls the lives and characteristics of the Native American peoples, and the fellow migrants he met on his travels. Meeker pens valuable descriptions of the varied wilderness; the dusty plains, towering mountains, dense forests and barren deserts of America are described with moving vividness. Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail is therefore a retrospective of the United States as it grew in size and influence over almost a century, as well as a depiction of the nation's beauty and vastness.< Less
The Columbia By Samuel Christopher Lancaster
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America's Great highway through the Cascade Mountains to the sea. With twenty-six plates and other illustrations. CONTENTS: Formation of the Cascades and Sierra Nevada Ranges -- Formation of the... More > Columbia River and the Gorge -- Early Life in the Columbia River Basin -- The Fur Traders -- Early Missionaries -- Life at Fort Vancouver -- The Struggle to Posses the Land -- Transportation on the Columbia -- The Columbia River Highway -- The Bees-Wax Ship -- Whitman Massacre -- Flatheads -- Indians and River Called Multnomah -- Indian Beads and Mediums of Exchange -- Coinage of Gold into Beaver Money -- Chief Joseph of the Nez Pierce.< Less
Journey of Discovery By Julie Longwell
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This is a sequel to Journey of Friendship, Casey and Julie's adventure overland on the Oregon Trail. Not only do the friends learn about mining gold, but they find themselves enmeshed in a mystery... More > of disappearances. Fearful for Casey's kin who registered claims along Deer Creek, the women take on the responsibility of solving the disappearances. However, true to their nature, they end up in trouble themselves. On this journey, Casey and Julie meet up with a friend they'd met along the Oregon Trail. They also make new friends in California, like the eccentric theater owner, the town sheriff, his rascally deputies, and some rowdy miners.< Less

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