Tag Archives: Oregon Electric Railway

A Sense of Place: Halls Ferry

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published April 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. “We recently bought a piece of property out River Rd. past the island, but before the first railroad overpass,” so their … Continue reading

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Hop Picking in the Willamette Valley

While trolling the internet last week we found this interesting account of picking hops in West Salem, Oregon written by Adam Bihn in May of 1999 posted on the Volga Germans in Portland website.  Interesting stories all around!

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