Synopses & Reviews
The "Roadside History" series charts a course to the present through carefully selected and thoroughly researched stories relating what we see today with what happened before. Through vivid anecdotes, old photographs, and maps, the "Roadside History" guides provide entertaining insight into the states they describe.
Each state is divided into geographical and historical regions, and each region is described in the context of highways that pass through it. This "road log" approach helps place modern travelers in the past.
Join the excitement of discovery in Oregon-from its high desert plateau and majestic mountain peaks to its storm-wracked coast and the depths of the Columbia Gorge. The stirring, colorful stories of Oregon's empire builders are told here with skill and style by a man who has spent a lifetime writing about the Pacific Northwest
Includes bibliographical references (p. 414-418) and index.