Columbia River from short stretch of The Oregon Trail still evident a few miles west of Biggs junction Oregon.
Fresh Salmon is still sold at the Indian village of Celilo Oregon. Salmon was a huge treat to the Emigrants who had been eating little but tack, lard and bacon for months. From I-84
Long exposer at camp along Pine Creek Valley, Oregon.
Tygh Valley, Oregon. A popular camp location along the Barlow Road section of the Oregon Trail.
Laurel Hill, a very steep descent for the emigrants and their wagons. A few miles west of Barlow Pass. along HW 26. Oregon.
Fog rising from thick forest canopy of Western Oregon along the descent of the Barlow Road section of the Oregon trail, HW 26 west of Laural Hill.
Trail along Barlow Road route descending the Cascades. Near Zig Zag Oregon.
Cedar Forest along trail section of the Barlow Road route descending the Cascades. Near Zig Zag Oregon.
Trace of Barlow Road still evident a few miles east of Rhododendron Oregon.
West Toll Gate of the Barlow Road, The gate is a replica but the Maple Tree was planted by the first Toll tender. Near Rhododendron Oregon.
Oregon Trail Monument. Near Rhododendron Oregon.
Aptly named Trailer park, about 15 miles from Oregon City.
Old stump in Forest outside Oregon City. By the late 1850s the emigrants arriving into Portland often wrote in their journals that the greater Portland region was just stumps.
Forest garden outside Oregon City.
Upon completing my 2012 Oregon Trail walk. I started at Independence MO on June 15 and finished here at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center on October 31.
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