Oregon Scenic Images

​​​​​​From the Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Nearly 5,000 photos show scenes from every corner of Oregon, promoting the geographic and cultural diversity of the state's 36 counties. Each image description includes: caption, dimensions, date created, camera, lens, orientation and keywords.

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Image Use

The 72 dpi JPG images in the Oregon Historical County Records Guide may be used free of charge without permission provided that the photo credit shown below is given. Use of the photos implies agreement to the following terms and conditions.
  1. The images are taken for use in the copyrighted Oregon Blue Book and other state publications.
  2. The Oregon State Archives holds custody of the photos and sets conditions of use.
  3. The photos may be used in website​s and other personal or commercial activities.
  4. Derivative works are allowed.

Photo Credit Citations

Please cite any photos used from the Oregon Historical County Records Guide as follows: 
Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives

Equipment Used

Nikon D800 Full Frame DSLR - 36.3 megapixels (7360 x 4912 pixels)
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Wide Angle Zoom Lens with Lee Filter System
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Zoom Lens
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Zoom Lens
Gitzo GT1542T Series 1 Traveler 6x Carbon Fiber 4-Section Tripod
Markins Q-Ball Q3 Traveler w/ Lever Release Tripod Head
Nikon SB600 Flash

​​​​​​High Resolution Copies

Download high resolutions of these images through the Northwest Digital Heritage​. Contact reference.archives@sos.oregon.gov​ to order full-size copies. ​

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Natural rock outcrop resembling a chimney shape located in Crook County Oregon.
Crook County​
Two snow capped mountains seen in the distance with evergreen trees closer to viewer.
Deschutes County​
Covered bridge spans a river in early spring or summer. Thick green trees of both deciduous and evergreen variety on banks.
Lane County​​
Marion County​
Woman stands at view point with hands on railing looking out over Columbia River.
Multnomah County​
3 large rocks sit in the ocean as the last rays of sun light the sky. The orange from the sunset reflects on the wet sandy beachTillamook County​
A weathered barn stands in a field with whispy clouds overhead in a blue sky.
Wallowa County​
A weathered barn stands in a field with whispy clouds overhead in a blue sky. ​​Wheeler County​