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By Douglass Halvorsen, June 21, 2015
Jefferson County War Memorial Marker
Oregon (Jefferson County), Madras — Jefferson County War Memorial
Dedicated to those from Jefferson County who went to war. They never came home. World War I Orlie I. Alexander • Paul A. Burson • Walter M. Eaton • Earl Elliott • Joseph O. Gans • Dallas R. Gregory • Harry F. Gunnison • George S. . . . — Map (db m113268) WM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Madras — The Old Jefferson County Jail
On April 12, 1915 Jefferson County purchased a jail cell unit from E.T. Barnum Iron Works of Detroit Michigan. It consisted of a steel grating cage with two cells with a front prisoner's corridor. This unit was shipped by rail to the temporary newly . . . — Map (db m112869) HM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Madras — Veteran War Memorial Plaza
The Veteran War Memorial Plaza is dedicated to the air pioneers and U.S. Army Corp pilots, crew members and military personnel from Jefferson County who served in World War II. At one time, the Madras Airport was the "Madras Army Airbase, . . . — Map (db m112870) HM WM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Metolius — Metolius Depot — End of the Line
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Oregon (Jefferson County), Terrebonne — A Bridge for the New Millenium
Throughout the 20th century, traffic increased dramatically on US Highway 97 - from a few vehicles per day in the 1920's to over 8,000 by the 1990's! After 70 years, the Crooked River (High) Bridge (1926) though still structurally sound was unable . . . — Map (db m80488) HM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Terrebonne — Colonel Rex T. Barber Memorial
first panel Rex T. Barber was one of 16 fighter pilots who participated in the famous - and then Top Secret - “Yamamoto” mission, which helped turn the tide of World War II against the Japanese. Born in Culver, Oregon, in . . . — Map (db m113386) HM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Terrebonne — Oregon Scenic Highways
This magnificent view is preserved and protected by the efforts of the Oregon Roadside Council, which initiated and secured the passage of the Oregon Scenic Areas Act in 1961. 3585 scenic miles of highways were surveyed and selected by the Council. . . . — Map (db m113382) HM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Terrebonne — Peter Skene Ogden — Oregon History
This park is named for Peter Skene Ogden, 1793-1854. In the fall of 1825, Ogden led a Hudston's Bay Company trapping party on the first recorded journey into central Oregon, crossing the country to the north and east into the Crooked River Valley . . . — Map (db m67889) HM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Terrebonne — The Crooked River (High) Bridge
Central Oregon's roads were primitive at best during the early 1900s. Until the 1920s, US Highway 97 was a collection of unpaved roads. Prior to construction of the Crooked River (High) Bridge in 1926, the only nearby crossing was a small, one-lane . . . — Map (db m67888) HM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Terrebonne — The Oregon Trunk Railroad Bridge
The Oregon Trunk Railway Bridge, constructed in 1911, was the first structure to cross this spectacular gorge. Prior to construction the only crossing of the Crooked River in this region was located about a mile upstream, where the canyon's sheer . . . — Map (db m80490) HM
Oregon (Jefferson County), Warm Springs — Indian Trails — Oregon History
An ancient trail passed through here as part of an extensive Indian trade network linking peoples of the Northern Great Basin and Columbia Plateau to those living west of the Cascades. Obsidian, bear grass, and slaves were transported over these . . . — Map (db m36498) HM

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