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Oregon Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)

by Harriet Baskas

  • 179 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Globe Pequot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Oregon - Local History,
  • Wonders And Curiosities,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - United States,
  • United States - Pacific - Oregon,
  • Curiosities & Wonders,
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • Curiosities and wonders,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Oregon

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8035420M
    ISBN 100762742364
    ISBN 109780762742363
    OCLC/WorldCa123505037

    One of the aviation-related places in the Oregon Curiosities book is The Bomber Restaurant complex in Milwaukie, about six miles south of Portland. From until this vintage World War II BG four-engine bomber served as shelter for a forty-pump independent gas station that was one of the top performers in the country. Creepy creations, taxidermy, and other bits of the strange were on sale at the Portland Oddities & Curiosities Expo on Saturday at the Oregon Convention Center.. You could find a bit of everything.

    Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is arranged into thematic chapters:1) 1) The ocean environment - animals, geography, geology, weather, coasts, islands2) 2) Ship types and parts - from the first boat to the latest cutting-edge technology1) 3) People - heroes, heroines, pirates, sailors, captains 2) 4) Disasters, battles, wars3) 5) Literature - stories, myths, legends, proclamations, acts. Covering two wonders of the world—Yellowstone National Park and Niagara Falls—Road Trip USA: The Oregon Trail highlights major cities, obscure towns, popular attractions, roadside curiosities, historic sites, and oddball trivia, covering every aspect of this two-lane trek.

    Oregon’s state birthday is on Febru Valentine’s Day. The “Oregon Pioneer” statue that tops the capitol building is a work by Ulric Ellerhusen. This heroic figure represents the spirit of Oregon’s early settlers. The state park system has yurts located in 19 parks. Yurts are a . Arizona Curiosities, 2nd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff by Sam Lowe 2 Ratings 1 Reviews published 1 edition.


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I'm actually on Amazon right now to buy the author's other book about Oregon Curiosities. I'm really hoping the quality is up to par with this book. Totally dig it. Can't wait for family road trips to feel like I'm living in a cheesy 60's B-movie. Good times. Read more. 3 Reviews: 5.