Tag Archives: Oregon History

Celilo: The Stilled Waters Bit

I just found this old picture of my Grandpa P!  He’s perched above a scene along the Columbia River that I don’t think exists anymore – at a place called Celilo Falls.  Maybe a couple decades after the picture was taken, water rose up behind the newly built Dalles Dam, and the cataracts of Celilo […]

The Finding Lost Lake Bit

Once upon a bygone Oregon time, there stood an old log cabin on the banks of Lost Lake.  My dad and his family would spend weeks at a time there when he was a little boy, and this rustic wilderness sanctuary was very special to them.  So special I’ve come to find that although time […]