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Monthly archives: July, 2007

Oregon Route 244

This is a shining example of Oregon’s fine sweeper roads. Another riverine highway, it connects US 395 with I-84 within 10 miles of connections to Old Emigrant Trail Road on one side and Oregon Route 82 (and Halfway, OR) on the other. From west to east, it leaves Ukiah and at first follows Camas Creek …

Cow Creek Road

This narrow little riverine road is a welcome diversion from the high-pressure freeway slog of Interstate 5. It hops out around circles around to the west in the north end of the Siskiyou Range. It’s reputed to be a narrow and twisty little thing that zips around next to the creek with very little traffic …

Oregon Route 7

Oregon Route 7 runs across the section of Eastern Oregon where three big National Forests meet, starting in Austin Junction along US 26 and ending in Baker City near where US30 and I-84 rejoin. The western section of this road runs up into and through the Blue Mountains. Near Sumpter, it enters the Powder River …

Woodland Grade Road

This is another of the Clearwater River Valley grade roads. Like Greer Grade Road, this one starts down at the bottom of the valley quite near the village of Greer goes up to the top of the plateau and comes back down near Pardee. I have no other information on this road, including its condition. …