Begin Your Tour

Vista house, skiers, horse seining
Top to bottom: Vista House (692); Mt. Hood skiers (1235); Horse seining (1295).
Welcome to this Oregon State Archives Web exhibit that combines the text from a 1940 Federal Writers Project tour guide with Oregon State Archives photographs from the same era.


The Journey Begins

Exhibit credits

Original research and text provided by the workers of the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration for the American Guide Series publication Oregon, End of the Trail.

Web exhibit by Gary Halvorson.

Additional assistance provided by Desiree Garcia and Layne Sawyer.